She is responsible for Deutsche Boerse's new "Scale" market, aimed at helping small and medium-sized enterprises access to the capital markets.
As part of an investigation into allegations of insider trading against Deutsche Boerse CEO Carsten Kengeter, Stars and fellow board member Jeffrey Tessler will be the only executive board members eligible to vote on a possible fine against the group.
Stars spent six years at media company Bertelsmann mediaSystems before moving to ThyssenKrupp Information Systems in 1998. ThyssenKrupp, renamed Triaton in 2000, was acquired by HP in 2004. Stars continued at HP after the acquisition until 2012, rising to managing director of Switzerland and country manager enterprise business.
She joined Deutsche Boerse's executive board in 2012.
Stars has an engineering degree in applied computer science from Otto-von Guericke University, Magdeburg. She also has a master's in engineering from the University of Warwick, Coventry.
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