Katrin Kapteyn was appointed as chief product officer at Mister Spex, responsible for product development and user experience as well as category management and business intelligence. The 38-year-old succeeds Hannes Schrödter, who will leave the company at his own request at the end of this year. She reports directly to Mirko Caspar, chief executive of Mister Spex. Kateyn worked for 13 years for various internet platforms. She was a member of the German national basketball team and started her business career as product manager in charge of buyer experience at Ebay Germany, followed by executive positions at Immobilienscout24, Mirapodo and Ubimake, a venture of Siemens in the area of 3D printing. She is a founding member of the Speedboat group, a consulting agency for digital innovation and transformation of medium-sized companies and businesses.