• Henry Göttler leaves Intershop effective September 30, 2012
Jena, Germany, September 27, 2012 – Henry Göttler, a long-serving member of Intershop Communications AG’s Board of Management, is resigning his position effective September 30, 2012 with the consent of the Supervisory Board. Henry Göttler’s former responsibilities will be assumed, for the time being, by the members of the Board of Management, Jochen Moll and Ludwig Lutter.
Henry Göttler joined Intershop in 2001 as Director Customer Support Global and has been a member of the Board of Management since 2008 with responsibility for the product divisions and the company’s New Services. He played a significant role in the turnaround of Intershop in 2008 and the company’s subsequent growth.
After having been with the company for more than ten years, Henry Göttler now plans to devote himself to new activities not related to his previous employment. However, he will continue to be available to Intershop as a consultant.
Dr. Herbert May, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Intershop Communications AG: “The Supervisory Board would like to thank Henry Göttler for his many years of commitment to the company. He helped to ensure that Intershop is now counted among the world’s leading suppliers of integrated e-commerce solutions.”
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is the leading independent provider of omni-channel commerce solutions. Intershop offers high-performance packaged software for internet sales, complemented by all necessary services. Intershop also acts as a business process outsourcing provider, covering all aspects of online retailing up to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers, including HP, BMW, Würth, and Deutsche Telekom run Intershop solutions. Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, and China. More information about Intershop can be found online 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.