Oliver Mauss Appointed New CEO of 1&1 Internet
BackBy —<p><strong>Philadelphia — May 15</strong><br />1&1 Internet Inc. announced Oliver Mauss has been appointed the new CEO of 1&1 Internet Inc., as well as of the company's subsidiaries in the U.K., France and Spain. In his new position, Oliver Mauss is in charge of 1&1's international Web-hosting operations. He succeeds Andreas Gauger, who decided to step down from his position as chairman of the board after 13 years.<br /><br />Previously, Mauss worked for Vodafone Group for more than 10 years, most recently as the global director of business product marketing. Before that he held positions in product management and business development at telecommunication companies o.tel.o and RWE Telliance. Mauss holds a Ph.D. in communications engineering from the University of Aachen in Germany.<br /><br />Andreas Gauger founded Web-hosting provider, Schlund + Partner in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1995. Three years later, 1&1 Internet acquired Schlund + Partner, and in 1999, Gauger was appointed chairman of the board. Within a short time, Gauger has led 1&1 to become one of the world's leading Web hosts by defining a standard for user-friendly and cost-effective Web-hosting solutions and by developing and directing 1&1's successful international expansion strategy. <br /></p>
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