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Motors.co.uk gets new MD

Cox Automotive appoints Phill Jones (pictured) as Managing Director of its car search business Motors.co.uk and increases its connection to U.S. parent company, auto classified giant Autotrader.com. Motors.co.uk’s current Managing Director, Andy Coulthurst is stepping down from his current role to take up a position outside of Cox, as CEO of car supermarket group Trade Centre...

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XING Switzerland hires former JobScout24.ch head

Former JobScout24 Switzerland head, René Maeder,has been appointed as Managing Director of business network XING Switzerland GmbH. As the German XING AG  communicated only now in a press note, 44-years-old Maeder is already in charge of  its Swiss subsidiary since the beginning of August. He substitutes former Country Manager & Sales Manager Robert Beer, who left XING in mutual agreement...

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EBay names Gareth Jones as U.K. marketing director

EBay has appointed Gareth Jones to lead its U.K. marketing function. It says Jones will be responsible for inspiring and engaging customers as the site gears up for the Christmas trading period. Jones joins from Compare the Market where he was director of strategy, planning, marketing and performance. He brings over 20 years of marketing experience to the role and his previous experience...

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Schibsted seeking new structure

This might be the talk of the day among 6,800 employees at Schibsted in 30 countries, at least among its bosses: Schibsted wants to change its organizational structure. It has therefore appointed Tina Stiegler to lead a big project to make its organization faster and more innovative. Who is Tina Stiegler? She is 38 and came to Schibsted as a management trainee in 2002 and has since then held...

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Ad tech specialist Dmitry Shkolnikov joins Avito from Mail.Ru

Russia’s general classifieds major Avito has hired Dmitry Shkolnikov to drive the company’s advertising reach. The advertising technologies specialist is expected to strengthen Avito’s recent move into contextual ads. Shkolnikov was a project manager at Russian Internet giant Mail.Ru Group previously, where he helped integrate operations with partners, worked on boosting web...

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Immobilienscout24 raids Immonet finance team

The drive of Immowelt Holdings to overtake Immobilienscout24 as Germany’s No. 1 real estate brand took a blow when Immobilienscout24 headhunted three, senior employees in Immonet’s finance department for its own finance department. Jörg Aschmann was appointed as head of the finance department, where he is responsible for all sales activities involving banks and other providers of financial...

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