United Internet AG

Kai-Uwe Ricke joins Supervisory Board of United Internet

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Montabaur (euro adhoc) - Kai-Uwe Ricke joins Supervisory Board of United Internet

Montabaur, February 20, 2008. Kai-Uwe Ricke (46) was appointed as the new member of the Supervisory Board of United Internet AG by the District Court of Montabaur on February 20, 2008. He will replace the recently deceased Bernhard Dorn, who joined the Supervisory Board of United Internet AG in 2000 and played a significant role in shaping the company.

"Due to his business achievements and tremendous experience of the Internet and telecommunications market, Kai-Uwe Ricke is an ideal addition to our Supervisory Board," stresses Kurt Dobitsch, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of United Internet AG. "I am very much looking forward to working together with him."

In addition to his seat on the Supervisory Board of United Internet AG, Kai-Uwe Ricke is a Managing Partner of German Private Equity Partners and involved with the establishment of an investment fund for mid-sized German companies. Ricke is also active for various private equity companies. Apart from his consulting activities for BC Partners, Ricke is a member of the Supervisory Board of Kabel Baden-Württemberg, a 100-percent subsidiary of EQT, a member of the Advisory Committee of easy cash, a 100-percent subsidiary of Warburg Pincus, and Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Apollo Europe Investment, a European mezzanine fund of Apollo. Ricke also holds a seat on the Supervisory Board of the Italian insurance company Generali.

About United Internet With over 7 million customer contracts, United Internet AG is a leading Internet Service Provider (ISP). In its "Product" segment, the Group´s value-added internet services and fast internet connections are directed at private users, small/home offices (SoHos) and small to mid-size enterprises (SMEs). These groups are served by the brands GMX, WEB.DE, 1&1, InterNetX and Fasthosts. In addition to its "Product" business, the Group is also engaged in "Online Marketing" (via the brands AdLINK Media, affilinet and Sedo).

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Marcus Schaps
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United Internet AG
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