MCH Group acquires "Curiator" and appoints its founders

Published on 6/29/2016 by Christian Jecker
MCH Group Curiator

MCH Group announces the acquisition of the online platform "Curiator" and the appointment of its founders Tobias Boonstoppel and Moenen Erbuer. This is part of MCH's strategic aim to broaden its position in the global art market.

Within MCH Group the two digital experts report to the group Chief Development Officer, Stephan Peyer, and are working on amplifying and developing digital initiatives. "Curiator" will continue to operate as a stand-alone patform. Previously to the creation of "Curiator", Tobias Boonstoppel was a software engineer at Google and Moenen Erbuer worked at AKQA, a digital innovation agency.

"We are absolutely thrilled about combining our expertise with the power of MCH Group," says Moenen Erbuer. And Tobias Boonstoppel explains: "The projects we are working on are important regarding the MCH's overall strategic directions of internationalization and digitalization."

"It is fantastic to have two very well-connected and experienced digital experts joining our team, to support us in our continuing efforts to be a prominent digital player – especially in the arts sector," says Rene Kamm, CEO of MCH Group.

Media contacts:

MCH Group, Corporate Communications
Christian Jecker, +41 58 206 22 52,

MCH Group, Chief Development Officer
Stephan Peyer, +41 58 206 22 03,


Curiator, launched in April 2014, is a platform for art enthusiasts to collect and discover art online. As users from across the globe use the platform to create their personal digital art collection, they contribute to a massive, fully searchable art catalog. Curiator’s users have contributed all of the roughly 100,000 artworks on the platform.


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