XING Passes 10 Million Member Mark
Hamburg, September 27, 2010 - XING AG, operator of XING, the social network for business professionals, today announced that it has recently passed the ten million registered user mark. Just a few weeks ago in August the listed company announced record quarterly figures with Q2 2010 proving not only to be XING’s most successful period of member growth in the last 15 months, it also yielded the best operating results in the history of the company.
XING currently has more than ten million registered users, 4.2 million of whom are from German-speaking countries where the platform is successfully building on its market leadership. XING’s core international markets, Turkey and Spain, are also experiencing accelerating member growth with Turkey notching up more than 980,000 members and Spain passing the 1.5 million mark.
Stefan Gross-Selbeck, CEO at XING AG, said that “The latest growth figures are proof that our user-oriented strategy was and is the right course to take. We’re sure that our recently launched product offensive will help us to drive the company’s success going forward as the optimized usability and new features make it even easier for members to network anywhere, anytime.”
XING.com is the place to be for online business networking. Millions of members use the platform every day to do business and promote their career. XING makes networking and professional contact management simple. This can be seen by the exceptionally high levels of activity the platform enjoys. Members can meet and exchange views in over 40,000 specialist groups, while also getting together at networking events to share their contacts, skills and expertise. A XING network is defined by trust - It boosts members’ career prospects while acting as a recruiting portal for both companies looking to fill vacancies and qualified professionals interested in a new challenge.
The platform is operated by XING AG and is the only network in the world to offer full SSL encryption. XING AG is a listed company with headquarters in Hamburg and key strategic offices in Barcelona and Istanbul. Please visit www.xing.com for more information.