ZEAL Network SE, the German online lottery service provider, has appointed Paul Dingwitz as Chief Technology Officer and Sönke Martens as Chief Operations Officer. Both will join its board of directors as well
Dingwitz joins the board following five years working on technology operations, security and engineering at ZEAL. He has been attributed with implementing the successful IT operations following the combination and acquisition of Lotto 24 AG.
Before his time at the lottery provider, Dingwitz spent 20 years in the technology industry, working as Vice President of Technology at Rue La La amongst other roles. As CTO, he will be responsible for the IT strategy of the company, ensuring that technology is a key factor in future growth.
Martens has also been involved at ZEAL before joining the board, spending seven years at the company. He has worked in business development and strategy and designed the multi-business operation following the Lotto 24 AG takeover. Now operating as COO, he will be responsible for product management, marketing as well as brand management and brand strategy.
Peter Steiner, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ZEAL Network SE, commented: “As an e-commerce company, it is extremely important for ZEAL to meet a high technological standard and to be customer-focused in our operations.
“We are proud that two experienced managers from our own ranks will support our plans to drive profitable growth in the years to come.”