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UNITED INTERNET AG (FRA:UTDI) Robert Hoffmann appointed to Management Board of United Internet AG as additional member

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19/12/2012 09:00
DGAP-News: United Internet AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel Robert Hoffmann appointed to Management Board of United Internet AG as additional member 19.12.2012 / 09:00 --------------------------------------------------------------------- - United Internet Management Board strengthened by third member - Robert Hoffmann maintains position as Management Board Speaker and Management Board member responsible for Hosting at 1&1 Internet AG Montabaur, December 19, 2012. The Supervisory Board of United Internet AG yesterday appointed Mr. Robert Hoffmann as an additional member of the company's previously two-man Management Board. In his new position as of January 1, 2013, Robert Hoffmann will support the CEO, Ralph Dommermuth, with the strategic development of United Internet AG and stand in for him whenever necessary. This new role will not affect the current operational responsibility of Robert Hoffmann as Management Board Speaker and Management Board member responsible for Hosting and E-Business Applications at 1&1 Internet AG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Internet AG. Robert Hoffmann, born in 1969, has been with 1&1 Internet AG since June 2006 and held various positions on the Management Board. He has played a major role in determining the company's strategic direction. As Management Board member responsible for the Access division, he first successfully changed the company's DSL business model to complete packages, integrated the DSL business of freenet and expanded the 1&1 business model with the addition of mobile internet products. Since May 2008, Robert Hoffmann has also acted as the Management Board Speaker of 1&1 Internet AG. After realigning 1&1's international sales operations in 2011/2012 as Management Board member responsible for Sales, Robert Hoffmann has headed the Hosting division of 1&1 since October 2012. Moreover, Robert Hoffmann was elected to the Executive Committee of the German Association of Telecommunications and Value-Added Service Providers (VATM) in 2009 and is active in the German NGA Forum of the Federal Network Agency and on the 'Telecommunications Industry Advisory Board' of WIK (Scientific Institute for Communication Services). About United Internet With over 11.5 million fee-based customer contracts and over 30 million ad-financed free accounts, United Internet AG is Europe's leading internet specialist. At the heart of United Internet is a high-performance 'Internet Factory' with over 6,000 employees, of which more than 1,600 are engaged in product management, development and data centers. In addition to the high sales strength of its established brands (1&1, GMX, WEB.DE, united-domains, fasthosts, InterNetX, Sedo and affilinet), United Internet stands for outstanding operational excellence with around 42 million customer accounts worldwide. United Internet also holds equity interests in listed companies and owns numerous investments in young internet companies. Contact Marcus Schaps Head of Press and Public Relations United Internet AG Elgendorfer Strasse 57 56410 Montabaur Germany Tel: +49 2602/96-1076 Fax: +49 2602/96-1013 E-mail: mschaps@united-internet.de Internet: www.united-internet.de End of Corporate News --------------------------------------------------------------------- 19.12.2012 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de --------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: United Internet AG Elgendorfer Straße 57 56410 Montabaur Germany Phone: +49 (0)2602 / 96 - 1100 Fax: +49 (0)2602 / 96 - 1013 E-mail: info@united-internet.de Internet: www.united-internet.de ISIN: DE0005089031 WKN: 508903 Indices: TecDAX Listed: Regulierter Markt in Berlin, Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, München, Stuttgart End of News DGAP News-Service --------------------------------------------------------------------- 197367 19.12.2012