Christoph Schupp has been appointed with immediate effect as "Head of Global Communications and PR" with the German technology company Staxter. In this new role, he is responsible for internal and external communication worldwide. Christoph Schupp joins Staxter from the PR agency Burson-Marsteller, where his last post was Managing Director and Head of the Corporate Practice advising global companies in corporate and capital market communication as well as in the areas of crisis and reputation management, and providing strategic communication advice.
"With his comprehensive experience gained in renowned PR agencies, as a former Head of Corporate Communications with Citigroup Global Markets (Germany) and as a long-time Senior business journalist with Bloomberg TV, Christoph is an absolute dream appointment for us. We are very pleased to have been able to secure his services for Staxter", said Mark Rosiefsky, CEO of Staxter. "The unique business idea coupled with the experience and innovative strengths of the company founder very quickly convinced me about Staxter and its creative team. Staxter is a very dynamic global growth story and I look forward to furthering the company's success by building global communications," added Christoph Schupp.
Staxter is a worldwide web & mobile app available free of charge which is based on a selfdeveloped software platform. The cloud-based and highly scalable end-user platform offers a digital ecosystem for the purchase and gifting of gift vouchers, on-line codes and mobile telephone credits - worldwide and with no service charges for the end user. The app is currently being launched in Germany and the United Kingdom on http://www.staxter.com/de-de and http://www.staxter.com/en-de - many other countries will follow in the coming months.
Staxter is being developed gradually with the objective of becoming the first globally available complete platform for digital banking and e-commerce. Thus, users will, for example, be able to carry out top-ups and transfers for pre-paid mobile accounts across the world in real time. As the first consumer solution, Staxter is going to combine areas which have long belonged together, and which will merge in the future: mobile banking, safe payment solutions, virtual payment solutions, one-stop-shop solutions, pay-as-you-go products, vouchers, credit notes, tickets, digital codes and much more.