Jena, Germany, April 30, 2013 – The Supervisory Board members Bob van Dijk, Vice President eBay Europe, and Tobias Hartmann, CEO Global Operations GSI Commerce Inc., have resigned from the Supervisory Board effective May 31, 2013. Tobias Hartmann joined the Supervisory Board in July 2011 and Bob van Dijk in February 2012. Dr. Herbert May, Chairman of the Board, thanked both Mr. van Dijk and Mr. Hartmann for their meaningful contributions and support for Intershop.
Intershop now intends to propose Dr. Kai Hudetz, Managing Director of IFH Institut für Handelsforschung GmbH, Cologne and Professor Dr. Nikolaus Mohr, Managing Director und Managing Partner of Accenture GmbH, Düsseldorf, for election as new board members at its General Shareholder Meeting to be scheduled for June 12, 2013.
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is an independent, internationally leading provider of omnichannel commerce solutions. The latter are available as cloud-based commerce-as-a-service solutions or as licensed models and combine the expertise from over 25 years of software development for online commerce. Upon request, Intershop orchestrates the entire omnichannel commerce process chain – from the design of online channels to the implementation of software to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers run Intershop solutions Customers include large corporations such as HP, BMW, Würth and Deutsche Telekom as well as medium-sized enterprises. Intershop operates in Europe, the USA and the Asia-Pacific region.
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.