Zimmer has decided to take on a new challenge, according to a TX Group statement. He will become the new head of product development at the Spiegel Group in Hamburg from November 2022. There, as part of a dual leadership team, he will lead the Product and Sales division and drive the group's pay-first strategy.
Christoph Zimmer has been Chief Product Officer at Tamedia since 2019 and a member of the Executive Board since 2020. In this role, he has made a significant contribution to Tamedia's digital development, the statement continues. Together with his team, he introduced, among other things, mobile first in the editorial offices, led the successful 2020 relaunch and the introduction of the new digital editorial system. He also built up the product team in its current form and, in addition to the digital editorial teams in German-speaking Switzerland, took over responsibility for the digital editorial team in French-speaking Switzerland in 2021.
From 2006 to 2018, Christoph Zimmer headed the communications of today's TX Group and was responsible for projects such as the construction of the new headquarters or the development of opinion polls.