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Jena (Germany), April 21, 2009 – The Supervisory Board of Intershop Communications AG has appointed Peter Mark Droste to the Management Board.
The appointment is a result of the company’s successful growth strategy and will enable each member of the Management Board to focus more on their core duties.
Intershop has acquired the services of a respected expert in Mr. Droste, whose areas of responsibility on the board include mergers and acquisitions, marketing, public relations, investor relations, as well as finance, operations, legal, and human resources.
Mr. Droste has several decades of global management experience in the software and hardware industry, achieving considerable success at Nixdorf, Compaq Computer, CRM specialist Siebel Systems, and BPM/SaaS provider Cordys, among others.
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.