Personnel information: Transition of zanox Executive Board completed / Michael von Stern returns to Axel Springer

Michael von Stern, 46, leaves the zanox Executive Board with effect of February 28, 2015. He joined the Board as CFO/COO in January 2014 in order to support the merger of zanox and Digital Window and now returns, as initially planned, to Axel Springer in a new role.

Andreas Wiele, Chairman of the zanox Supervisory Board and President Marketing and Classified Ad Models Axel Springer SE: “I would like to thank Michael von Stern for his excellent work and contribution to zanox. He took on this role during a challenging phase and laid the foundation for the ongoing development of the company.”

Mark Walters, CEO zanox AG, adds: “Michael von Stern made a substantial contribution to the realignment of the company and greatly facilitated the on-boarding of me and my colleagues as part of the zanox Board transition.”

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About zanox:
zanox Group comprises zanox, Affiliate Window and eProfessional.  It is the leading performance marketing network in Europe, headquartered in Berlin with more than 600 employees.  The company was founded in 2000 and has offices in the UK, US, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Poland and Brazil, providing unrivalled global coverage for its clients.  zanox connects companies from all industries and sectors that sell products or services online with its extensive network of publishers, and is a specialist in Cost-per-Acquisition marketing where its customers only pay when publishers successfully sell on their behalf. The company is owned by Axel Springer SE, with a shareholding of 52.5%, and the Swiss PubliGroupe AG with 47.5%.

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