TORONTO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -Today Tucows Inc. (NYSEAMEX: TCX,TSX: TC) announced that Thorsten Einig has joined the company as Managing Director, Europe. Einig will be responsible for maintaining and developing existing customer relationships and fueling further European growth in OpenSRS, Tucows' wholesale domain registrar and Internet services business.
Prior to joining OpenSRS, Einig spent eight years with 1&1 Internet in Germany where he headed up their domain business. He last held the position of Business Development Manager for 1&1 in North America in 2008. Most recently, Thorsten worked as Senior Product Manager at Leaseweb B.V. in the Netherlands.
"Thorsten Einig's first-hand knowledge of the hosting and domain industries, specifically in terms of understanding the unique needs of the European market, will be of great benefit to the company's existing and potential new customers in Europe," said David Woroch, EVP Sales, OpenSRS.
Tucows is a global Internet services provider with customers in over 100 countries worldwide, including every country in Europe. Einig will be based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and will oversee OpenSRS' existing office in Newcastle, UK.
Tucows is a global Internet services company. OpenSRS manages over ten million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 10,000 web hosts and ISPs. Hover is the easiest way for individuals and small businesses to manage their domain names and email addresses. YummyNames owns premium domain names that generate revenue through advertising or resale. Butterscotch.com is an online video network building on the foundation of Tucows.com. More information can be found at http://tucowsinc.com.
SOURCE Tucows Inc.