(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Top web hosting provider 1&1 Internet on Thursday unveiled a big executive change: The appointment of Robert Hoffmann as Chief Executive Officer for the company’s hosting services.
Hoffmann replaces the departing Oliver Mauss who will remain with the hosting provider in the capacity of Executive Board member. Mauss will also oversee corporate venture projects for the company.
The new CEO appointment is a promotion from within. Hoffman previously served as the company’s Global Chief Sales Officer.
In a press release regarding the matter, Hoffmann expressed excitement. ” Our hosting solutions continue to lead the pack in many markets worldwide and deliver important impacts for business and professional users alike. I look forward to my part in building upon exciting innovations across our DIY, software-as-a-service and professional hosting segments in the coming years,” Hoffmann commented.
Departing CEO Oliver Mauss remained in the top executive spot at 1&1’s hosting sector for almost five years. He’ll also work in a new capacity with United Internet.