ZEAL Appoints Stefan Harder as VP New Business
Hamburg, Germany (August 3, 2023) — In July, Stefan Harder joined the ZEAL team as Vice President New Business. In his position, the Hamburg native reports directly to CEO Helmut Becker. His core responsibilities include the strategic expansion and further development of the in-house charity lottery Deutsche Traumhauslotterie.
With Harder, ZEAL has signed up an e-commerce expert and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. Before joining ZEAL, he founded and managed the adventure gift company Jollydays and most recently worked as an independent startup consultant and interim manager in various companies.
“I am very much looking forward to further developing Deutsche Traumhauslotterie and establishing it as a permanent fixture in the lottery market,” says Stefan Harder. “As a founder and entrepreneur, I have a great passion for building and expanding brands and see great potential in Deutsche Traumhauslotterie, which has already undergone a great development since its inception. Together with the team, we will now set the course for further growth.”
“Stefan Harder is a renowned industry expert with considerable expertise in brand creation and e-commerce,” said Helmut Becker, CEO of ZEAL. “To establish and expand a brand like Deutsche Traumhauslotterie in the market, you need talents like him who proceed with unerring market intuition and know-how. With Stefan, we are proud to have exactly the right candidate on board to help our own charity lottery grow further.”
About ZEAL Network SE:
ZEAL Network SE is the leading German provider of lotteries on the internet. Through the portals LOTTO24 and Tipp24 of the subsidiary LOTTO24, the company brokers customers’ tickets to the state lottery companies and to charity lottery operators. The product range includes LOTTO 6aus49, Spiel 77, Super 6, Eurojackpot, GlücksSpirale, lottery clubs, Keno, the Deutsche Fernsehlotterie, Scratch Games, the Deutsche Traumhauslotterie and freiheit+. Founded in Germany in 1999, ZEAL started out as a German lottery broker under the name Tipp24. In 2005, the company went public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard) as one of the most successful IPOs in Germany at the time. In 2019, ZEAL took over LOTTO24 AG.
SOURCE: ZEAL Network SE.Tags: ZEAL Network SE, Tipp24, Deutsche Traumhauslotterie, LOTTO24