Xing in effort to plug paying-member decline by Christo Volschenk in AIM Group 25 Jan 2013 Xing, the biggest business network in the German-speaking region, created a new senior management position focused on growing its premium (paid) memberships, and appointed Moritz Kothe (33) to the job. Kothe (photo from his Xing profile here) will switch to his new employer on Apr. 1, from Blau Mobilfunk, where he h This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share xing Christo Volschenk Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on Aimgroup.com and our senior analyst covering Naspers. He brings more than 31 years of experience in business journalism to the team - the last 18 years focused on classifieds and e-commerce. Apart from working closely with the AIM Group, Christo is a freelance journalist, content manager, and copy editor. Before branching out on his own, he spent 15 years with Naspers in South Africa as journalist, economics editor and online project manager. He now spends most his day editing the news reported by 23 colleagues in 23 countries from his base in Stuttgart, Germany.