Announcing Our New CEO, Jacob Pabst
Jacob Pabst has been appointed as chief executive officer and chair of the management board of artnet AG and chief executive officer of Artnet Worldwide Corporation, effective July 1, 2012.
He succeeds his father, pioneer and founder Hans Neuendorf, who will retire after almost 20 years at the top of the company, but will remain associated as a consultant.
The 39-year-old Jacob Pabst has a degree in economics, and has been at artnet since 2000, initially overseeing product development and new technologies. Starting 2009, he was chief information officer, responsible for product development, engineering, quality assurance, and content management.
Since January 2012, he was president of Artnet Worldwide Corporation in New York.
Under his direction, the website has been materially improved and made more user friendly and attractive. Pabst also created two new divisions: artnet Auctions (2008) and artnet Analytics Report (2012)—both successfully launched.
Find out more about Jacob Pabst on artnet.
Photograph courtesy of Anna Bauer
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