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LinkedIn rival Xing’s founder and CEO Lars Hinrichs has stepped down from the post, and is being replaced by Dr. Stefan Gross-Selbeck, eBay’…

LinkedIn rival Xing’s founder and CEO Lars Hinrichs has stepped down from the post, and is being replaced by Dr. Stefan Gross-Selbeck, eBay’s general manager for Germany. But Hinrichs remains on the company’s board and remains its largest shareholder.

Rumours had circulated in news reports, which Hinrichs said on Twitter were “false”, but today Hinrichs, who started Xing in August 2003 but renamed it three months later, confirmed on his blog: “After five exciting and successful years, I

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