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Christian Nellemann

XLN Business Services

London, UK

Founder and CEO

XLN Business Services

Christian Nellemann


Christian Nellemann is the CEO and Founder of XLN. He is passionate about small business and set up XLN in 2002 to champion their needs. XLN is a business that pools their collective buying power to deliver meaningful savings and is now the leading and fastest growing specialist in the sector, supplying essential services across the UK.

Christian has received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award twice and in 2014 he was inducted into their prestigious Global Hall of Fame. He also holds the BCVA CEO of the Year award and the CX Silver Award for Tech Entrepreneur of the Year.

Christian Nellemann’s Newsfeed

150 Staff Needed as Utilities Call Centre XLN Opens Upgraded Sheffield Office

...150 recruits. XLN founder and chief executive Christian Nellemann said expanding into Sheffield ... future for XLN. It’s a great base, these are the best employees you can get." XLN set up in...

Small Business Champions XLN do Big Things at CX Awards

Founder and CEO Christian Nellemann started XLN in 2002 to champion small businesses in the UK. He felt that all too often, micro-sized companies like barbers, cafes, and opticians were getting a raw deal from the giant corporates that provided their essential services.

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Christian Nellemann’s Background

Founder and CEO
Jan 2002 - Present
XLN, founded in 2002 as XLN Telecom, is the UK’s largest independent provider of telecom services to small businesses in Britain having over 130,000 business customers across the country.
Jan 1999 - Jan 2005
Euroffice is the UK’s leading online provider of office products and services to the SME market, using an internet-only business model. Christian started the company in 1999 having previously been involved in building OfficePoint & OfficeStar. He sold his stake in the company to Darwin Private Equity in 2010 and ceased his involvement with the company.

Christian Nellemann’s Education

Bachelor of Science (BSc)
1986 - 1989