Jena, Germany, December 1, 2022 – Intershop Communications AG, global provider of B2B commerce solutions for the upper mid-market in the manufacturing and wholesale sectors, is operating with a changed supervisory board with immediate effect.
The current Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Christian Oecking, has resigned from his position for personal reasons after six and a half years as of November 30, 2022. At Intershop, Mr Oecking has accompanied and significantly supported the cloud transformation with his expertise. On behalf of the Management Board and the company, we would like to thank him warmly for his great commitment over several years.
Frank Fischer, Chairman of the Management Board of Shareholder Value Management AG, and long-time representative of the anchor shareholders of Intershop Communications AG, is a member of the Supervisory Board as of today and was elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board by the committee. After Christian Oecking resigned during the year before the next Annual Stakeholders’ Meeting, Frank Fischer was appointed by the court at the request of the Management Board Markus Klahn with the approval of the Supervisory Board members Ulrich Prädel, Prof-Dr Louis Velthuis and Oliver Bendig.
"Frank Fischer brings a lot of experience in the capital market and has always supported Intershop constructively, even in difficult times. We will benefit greatly from his expertise, and I look forward to working with him", says Markus Klahn, CEO of Intershop.
Intershop (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISHA) enables the world’s leading manufacturers and wholesalers to digitalize, transform, and boost their businesses. Our e-commerce platform and cloud-based technology give B2B companies the power to establish and expand their digital presence, improve customer experience, and increase online revenue. With 30 years experience and a global presence, we help our 300+ clients turn products into profits, customers into business partners, and transactions into lasting relationships.
Intershop is built to boost your business. Learn more at www.intershop.com.
This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial and operational performance of Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could lead to such difference could include, among other things: Intershop's limited operating history, the unpredictability of future revenues and expenses and potential fluctuations in revenues and operating results, significant dependence on large single customer deals, consumer trends, the level of competition, seasonality, risks related to electronic security, possible governmental regulation, and general economic conditions.