Hamburg, 27 April 2021 – Patrick Alberts, Chief Product Officer (CPO) at NEW WORK SE, will leave the company’s Executive Board at the end of May 2021 by mutual agreement and on the best of terms with the Supervisory Board. He will continue to assist the company in an advisory capacity until his Executive Board contract expires in December 2021. Until a successor is appointed, CEO Petra von Strombeck will take on his remit, with CTO Jens Pape providing support from a technical perspective.
Martin Weiss, Chair of the Supervisory Board at NEW WORK SE, said: “Patrick Alberts has played a significant part in developing XING’s position as a market leader. From a product perspective, he has laid the foundations for XING’s long-term growth, while building a well-organised, highly qualified team that will continue to do a great job serving XING members’ needs. We would like to thank him for everything he has done for the company, and wish him all the best for his future personal and professional endeavours!”
About NEW WORK SE
The NEW WORK SE Group builds upon the XING SE success story by offering brands, products and services that foster a more fulfilling world of work. Founded by Lars Hinrichs as the OpenBC professional network, the company was renamed XING in 2006. In 2019, the company was renamed again to New Work SE as a reflection of its commitment to a better working world and to bring all of its business activities under the umbrella of New Work. The company has been listed on the stock exchange since 2006. NEW WORK SE is a central leadership and management holding, serving as a service department for its subsidiaries. The Group is headquartered in Hamburg and currently employs 1,900 people at offices including Munich, Vienna and Porto. Visit https://new-work.se and https://nwx.new-work.se/ for more information.