has appointed Dr. Stephan Zoll as the new CEO with immediate effect. In addition to this position within Germany’s leading online shopping club, Zoll will continue to be CEO of ebay Germany. The company acquired brands4friends in December of 2010. Zoll will be responsible for the growth of the German market and the cooperation with the 900 partners of brands4friends. Zoll succeeds Sergio Dias, who successfully was head of the company since July of 2010. 

Claire Gilmartin, Vice President EU Marketplace ebay, says: “We are happy that with Stephan Zoll we have found the ideal candidate for the position as CEO for brands4friends. Within the past months, Sergio Dias has established a solid base for a long-term successful future of brands4friends, and the plans that we have for the company in the next months give me confidence for the further development.”