At Adevinta, we believe everything and everyone has a purpose in life. Our selection of digital brands unlock the full value in every person, place and thing by creating perfect matches on the world’s most trusted marketplaces.
With trusted brands that enjoy leading market positions, Adevinta operates a resilient business model at the centre of the second-hand economy at the time when consumers are seeking more sustainable and cost-efficient ways to buying products.
Sustainability is in our DNA, and we are recognised as a global sustainability leader by DJSI Europe. By providing marketplaces where people buy and sell second-hand goods, we contribute to the circular economy and help people live more sustainably.
At Adevinta we'll stay ahead of the curve by using innovation, curiosity and technology to develop products that help everyone and everything find new purpose.
We're all about matchmaking, and we take the same approach to hiring. But it's not just about finding the right skills for the job. It's also about making sure the role and the culture are the right match too.
We care about gaining and keeping the trust of our users, customers and stakeholders by acting responsibly, promoting sustainability and protecting the environment.
We invest in companies with tangible traction, a potential to scale beyond their domestic market, and who we can support with more than just financial resource.
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Michael Nilles has been Chief Digital & Information Officer of Henkel KGaA since 2019. Michael brings more than 20 years of experience spearheading digital innovation and large-scale transformations for multi-billion dollar global businesses and has extensive knowledge in building asset-light digital business models and platform businesses.
Prior to his current role, he was member of the Group Executive Board and Chief Digital Officer (CDO) for Schindler, as well as the CEO of Schindler Digital Business AG. Prior to Schindler, Michael held various international leadership positions at Mannesmann and Bosch Rexroth in China, the US and Europe. He began his career as a software engineer and consultant at SAP.
Michael has also served on private and public supervisory boards such as FogHorn Systems Inc. or Deutsche Lufthansa AG.
Michael holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Computer Science from the University of Cologne and is an alumnus of Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA.