Hamburg, March 28, 2013 –
Helmut Becker, who has served as Chief Commercial Officer at XING AG since 2009, has informed the Supervisory Board that he will not be renewing his contract. Mid-year, he will be taking on a position on the Executive Board of Tipp24. Becker is currently responsible for the Company's e-Recruiting and Events divisions as well as XING's activities in Switzerland and Austria.
Neil Sunderland, chairman of the Supervisory Board at XING AG, commented: “On behalf of the entire Supervisory Board, I would like to thank Helmut Becker for his successful work. Helmut Becker has made significant contributions to the development of XING. We wish him all the best for his professional and personal future.”
XING is the social network for business professionals. Around 13 million members worldwide – over 6 million of whom are based in German-speaking countries – use XING to boost their business, job, and career. XING is a platform where professionals from all kinds of different industries can meet up, find jobs, colleagues, new assignments, cooperation partners, experts and generate business ideas. Members can meet and exchange views in over 50,000 specialist groups, while also getting together at networking events. The platform is operated by XING AG, which was founded in Hamburg, Germany, in 2003, has been publicly listed since 2006, and listed on the TecDAX since September 2011. In December 2010, XING acquired amiando AG, a Munich-based company and Europe’s leading provider of online event management and ticketing. The acquisition of kununu GmbH, the leading platform for employer reviews in German-speaking countries, allows XING to extend its position as the social recruiting market leader. Please visit
www.xing.com for more information.