Austria and Switzerland both reach more than 500,000 members
Hamburg, November 15, 2012: For the first time, in mid-November 2012, XING AG had more than 6 million members in German-speaking countries (D-A-CH) with Austria and Switzerland each recording more than 500,000 members. These figures further consolidate XING’s market-leading position in D-A-CH.
XING is the leading professional business network in German-speaking countries with 4 out of every 5 page views attributable to the XING platform. More and more members are also using XING on their mobile devices with more than 30% of the platform’s traffic originating from smartphones and tablets. XING AG, which is listed on the German TecDAX index, recently published its Q3 figures which show that it grew in all areas of its business during that period.
Thomas Vollmoeller, CEO at XING AG, said: “We’re extremely happy about the growing number of members on XING who have discovered and are utilizing the many benefits of business networking. We continue to anticipate major growth potential in German-speaking countries, which is one of the world’s key economic regions.”
XING is the social network for business professionals. More than 12 million members worldwide – with more than 6 million in German-speaking countries alone - 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. Please visit
www.xing.com for more information.