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Opel CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann Joins XING

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Opel CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann joins XING

Opel CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann joins German networking site XING

Opel announced today that the company’s CEO, Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, has joined XING, a career-oriented social networking site based in Hamburg, Germany. Neumann is known as “the digital CEO,” as one of the leading heads of industry on Twitter and now XING

Editors at XING are positioning Neumann among the first “Industry Insiders” on their new news platform, and the Opel boss will connect in particular with German speaking professionals, who represent the largest portion of the channel’s over 10 million users.

“XING’s proposal to join the ‘Industry Insiders’ program is an opportunity I didn’t want to miss. I am looking forward to reaching out to the German speaking professionals on this network and sharing my insights with them,” Dr. Neumann said in a statement.

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“Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann is one of the leading and progressive thinkers not only in the car industry, but also with regard to the digital transformation,” said XING CEO Dr. Thomas Vollmoeller. “Therefore, we are extremely happy that, as of now, he will be sharing his insights with our members.”

As an “Industry Insider,” Neumann will provide regular insights into trends and how they are set in motion, why the automotive industry is perfect for creative minds, and the opportunities that engineers have to shape the industry’s future.

Neumann’s presence on XING is meant to strengthen the strong online presene that he already enjoys through Twitter. Neumann first tweeted on July 31, 2013, and has since surpassed 12,000 followers with his account @KT_Neumann. The Opel CEO is also active online through LinkedIn , YouTube, and with his KTN-Videocasts.

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