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Chip Perry joins AutoTrader UK board

While he won’t be an executive there, former  AutoTrader.com and Kelley Blue Book president and CEO Chip Perry has joined the board of AutoTrader UK, according to Automotive Management Online. “We have a very strong position among consumers, dealers, and OEMs [original equipment manufacturers] in the UK and I’m excited about the things the company is doing to help its customers...

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MapR hires VP for EMEA region

MapR, which enables big data for classified and marketplace clients such as Amazon and Ancestry.com, has a new VP. (For more on what MapR provides, and what classified and marketplace sites are doing with big data to boost engagement and revenue, see CIR 15.16, Aug 28.) Here’s the MapR announcement: MapR Technologies Appoints Patrik Svanström Vice President, EMEA Enterprise technology...

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Trulia exec now at LotLinx

Dave Shefferman, who was Director of Product Management, Data Operations and Development at Trulia for nearly four years, has returned to the auto industry. He’s now VP of product management at dealer lead-generation firm LotLinx.  Prior to Trulia, Shefferman helped launched UsedCars.com, in his role as director of product management for Dealix...

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Market Leader’s Morris joins Porch board

p5rn7vb Ian Morris, who was CEO of Market Leader until Trulia’s post-acquisition layoff of 85 Market Leader folks, has joined the board of directors of service marketplace Porch.com. The addition of Morris closely follows Porch’s hire of Amazon’s Jay Allen as CTO. GeekWire has...

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Kristine Miller joins EBay

Kristine Miller, who has been a partner at global management consulting firm Bain & Co. since 1990, has just been named chief strategy officer for EBay Marketplaces. She succeeds Paul Todd, who was recently named SVP of EBay Marketplaces Europe. For nearly two years prior to Bain & Co. Miller was products research manager for Procter & Gamble’s Beauty Care...

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Apploi adds HR-expert advisory board

Mobile and kiosk hiring service Apploi has created an advisory board made up of nine industry leaders . These folks are from Bloomberg, Boston University, MediaBistro, Georgetown University, Apple, Century 21 and other notable organizations. Here’s the announcement: Transformative Service Industry Job & Hiring Ecosystem Apploi Appoints Key Industry Leaders to its Advisory...

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