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Learning Industry News and Opinion Names Thilo Semmelbauer New EVP

July 17, 2009 14:25 by jllorens

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE), the world's leading online service catering exclusively to the $100K+ job market, today announced the appointment of Thilo Semmelbauer as Executive Vice President, North America, Consumer Business. In this role, Semmelbauer will oversee day-to-day operations of Consumer offerings in North America while helping to manage the company’s ongoing growth.

Semmelbauer joins from Weight Watchers International, where he was most recently Global Chief Operating Officer and oversaw the company’s global P&L and day-to-day operations. Over his nine year tenure at Weight Watchers International, Semmelbauer also ran the company's North America business, and was also Co-Founder/President of, initially a standalone company that he helped grow from start-up to become the leader in online weight loss.

“Thilo has proven himself as the rare operations talent who possesses both the tactical expertise and the visionary strategy to execute big ideas that produce quantifiable results,” said Alex Douzet, co-founder and President of “His particular experience in consumer products, internet and technology will be an enormous asset to us as we continue to grow our Consumer offerings.”

Prior to Weight Watchers, Semmelbauer was Principal and Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, with a primary focus on the consumer, technology and internet practices. Prior to The Boston Consulting Group, he was a manager at Motorola, where he launched the company’s first wireless consumer data product.

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