Clemens is the CEO of ROAM (Ringier One Africa Media). ROAM is united by its mission to connect Africans to Opportunities, and strives to be Africa’s most user centric company. The group operates jobs, property, horizontal and car classifieds, and today combines more than 15 leading classifieds brands across the continent, including,,,, and many more.

Before being appointed CEO in 2017, Clemens was the Chief Operating Officer for Ringier Africa, successfully leading the merger integration between Ringier Africa classifieds and One Africa Media, making ROAM the largest marketplace and classifieds company in Africa.

Before embarking on a career in Africa, Clemens was a international management consultant, consulting blue chip clients in strategy and operations across the globe, with a focus on the Media industry. He graduated with a M.Sc. and Diplome de Grande Ecole from ESCP Europe, and served as an officer in the German Army.

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