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Charles von Abercron – Founder and CEO of Glossybox passes the torch in his company

Glossybox rolled down a bumpy road in 2013, but picked up steam again when it turned a corner to €30 million in revenue. Despite this, the company’s CEO and Founder, Charles von Abercron, stepped down in December after five years at the helm and passed the torch to Caren Genthner-Kappesz. Abercron will not be venturing too far away from his baby and will remain onboard as a consultant. “I am very proud of what we have been able to achieve…I would like to thank everyone who has played a part in this,” he said.

Link to the Startup Website: www.glossybox.de

About Charles von Abercron After graduating from the European Business School Charles von Abercron joined Rocket Internet in 2009. In 2010 he developed the concept of Glossybox and founded the now international beauty-boxes-provider in Berlin in 2011. The startup Glossybox is now active in 10 countries and sent over 6 million boxes since the founding year. Read more