Frankfurt am Main, 18 February 2020 – Dr Thomas Herr (54), former EMEA Head of Digital Innovation for CBRE, has been appointed as CEO of EVANA AG, with effect from 1 May 2020.


He is the successor to EVANA-founder Peter Moog, who will be responsible for the long-term development and vision of EVANA in the board. Sascha Donner, also founder of EVANA, will furthermore be responsible for the product strategy and will take charge of the further growth of the company. Dirk Becker, who was appointed to the board of EVANA at the beginning of the year, acts as Chief Technology Officer.


As CBRE’s Head of Digital Innovation EMEA, Thomas Herr was responsible for the company’s digitisation and innovation activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He founded VALTEQ in 2002, which he sold to CBRE in 2014.


Mark Lins, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of EVANA AG, said: “In Thomas Herr, we are gaining one of the best-known and most respected digitisation experts in the European real estate industry. His decision to join EVANA is a milestone in our corporate history and will considerably boost our forthcoming international development.”


“I am very pleased that Thomas has accepted our invitation and is to take my place as CEO. He is our preferred candidate and the ideal person to fulfil our expansion strategy. Thomas combines, in an exceptional way, an extensive knowledge of the international real estate and technology environment with the ability to build successful companies and teams,” added Peter Moog.


The new CEO of EVANA AG, Dr Thomas Herr, commented: “EVANA is one of the most exciting PropTech companies in Germany. In recent years it has successfully established itself in the market, producing innovative solutions.  I would like to thank the supervisory board for its confidence and look forward to shaping EVANA’s further growth and international expansion, together with the team, the clients and investors.”