Hamburg, 6 June 2019 – Yesterday the Supervisory Board of XING SE, operator of the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, extended the contract of Chief Sales Officer Alastair Bruce (54) until 31 December 2023.
Stefan Winners, Chairman of the XING SE Supervisory Board, said: “XING’s B2B segments, especially the B2B E-Recruiting segment, are now the company’s largest source of revenue and main growth driver. Alastair Bruce has played a major part in making that happen. We would like to thank him for all his hard work and look forward to continuing our fruitful relationship with him in the future.”
Bruce has been responsible for the company’s B2B segments since the start of 2017. In FY2018, the B2B E-Recruiting segment generated revenues of EUR 108.7 million, a YoY increase of 40 per cent. The B2B Marketing Solutions & Events division also reported strong growth, with revenues climbing 22 per cent to EUR 21.7 million.
The leading online business network in German-speaking countries accompanies its members through the sweeping changes taking place in the world of work. Against the backdrop of skills shortages, digitalisation and a shift in values, XING supports 16 million members in reconciling work and private life as seamlessly as possible. Members can use XING Jobs to look for vacancies to suit their individual needs, stay up to date with news on XING, join discussions, and find out about the changes and trends in the new world of work on nwx.xing.com. At the beginning of 2013, XING strengthened its position as a market leader in social recruiting by acquiring kununu, the market-leading platform for employer ratings in German-speaking countries. XING was established in 2003 and has been listed on the stock exchange since 2006. It has been listed in the TecDAX since September 2011. XING members interact in around 80,000 groups or network in person at one of over 130,000 professional events each year. XING has offices in Hamburg, Munich, Berlin, Barcelona, Valencia, Porto, Vienna, and Zurich. Visit www.xing.com for further Details.