Ulrike Hager becomes Director of Communications at babbel.com
Berlin, 23 April 2012 - Babbel.com continues to grow. With Ulrike Hager, the online learning system has successfully filled the position of Director of Communications. With a degree in business administration, she will now be responsible for the public relations team, including a focus on corporate branding, design and communication. She will report directly to Managing Director Markus Witte.
Miss Hager recently worked as Senior Advisor at the Berlin agency Embassy, and was responsible for brand strategy for numerous companies. Her clients include, among others, the Daimler and Benz Foundation, Lufthansa Private Jet and Mondial Assistance.
"We are very pleased that Ulrike Hager is taking on this global position in our company. As the head of a capable team, she will continue to promote the Babbel brand in numerous international markets," says Markus Witte, Managing Director of Babbel.
"I am convinced that Babbel has the potential to be a game changer. The team and the product support the conclusion that - in the years to come - Babbel will be growing into a global brand that will redefine
how we learn languages," says Ulrike Hager.
Miss Hager has years of experience in the areas of strategic customer service, brand building and new business. She proved her competent expertise as International Account Director at LuxonCarra and Truebrand in San Francisco. There she was responsible for global marketing strategy for many companies, such as Lufthansa, Siemens Mobile and Emirat Dubai.
Babbel is the new way to learn languages. With the online language learning system, both beginners and continuing learners can study French, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, German, Dutch, Indonesian, Polish, Turkish and English with the help of interactive listening, writing and speaking exercises. The website babbel.com offers numerous online courses. In addition there are apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod and Android mobile devices, as well as interactive eBooks. More than 10 million people from over 190 countries are already learning a language with Babbel. Babbel is operated by Lesson Nine GmbH, Berlin. The company was founded in August, 2007, and now has around 170 employees and freelancers. Since March, 2013, Lesson Nine has been involved with Reed Elsevier Ventures, Nokia Growth Partners, Kizoo AG and VC-Fonds Berlin. Further information at: http://www.babbel.com