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Danielsen takes control of Stepstone, IT-jobbank

Kaare Danielsen (photo), majority-owner, founder and CEO of Danish job site Jobindex, will also take over as CEO of the subsidiaries StepStone.dk and IT-jobbank.dk – two businesses acquired by Jobindex about 14 months ago. Bettina Ravn was CEO of Stepstone and IT-jobbank, and will vacate both positions. No reason or explanation was given for her departure. She has been CEO of IT-jobbank...

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Square, Yahoo designer joins NextDoor

Hyper-local online community NextDoor has hired Paco Vinoly, who most recently led creative design at Square.  NextDoor also just announced new partnerships with local agencies throughout the U.S. These include the police departments of Seattle, Wash. and Odessa, Fla; metro Nashville, Tenn. public schools; and the Los Angeles, Calif. city attorney’s office. Now one third of all U.S....

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Auction.com hires former LinkedIn, Yahoo engineer

Auction.com Names Former LinkedIn and Yahoo Engineer as Senior Director of Engineering   Lawrence Yuan to oversee the development of web and mobile products that will enhance Auction.com’s user experience SILICON VALLEY, Calif. – April 27, 2015 – Auction.com, LLC, the world’s largest online real estate marketplace, has named former LinkedIn and Yahoo! engineer Lawrence...

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Gareth Helm strengthens Zoopla executive team

Zoopla Property Group (ZPG) appointed Gareth Helm to the newly-created position of chief marketing officer. Helm will be a member of ZPG’s ‘Executive Team’ and will report directly to founder and chief executive Alex Chesterman. PropertyPortalWatch.com reported that Helm (photo) will be responsible for the group’s overall marketing strategy. He brings with him a track record of...

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Trautmann back in Döpfner’s office

The merger deal of Immonet and Immowelt, Germany’s No. 3 and No. 2 real estate sites, gave Axel Springer control of the new entity (called Immowelt Holding), and put senior managers of Immowelt in the operational driving seat of Immowelt Holding. Two senior managers of Immonet had to back their bags, namely co-CEO Christian Maar and CFO Clemens Trautmann. Yesterday we reported (here) that...

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Angie’s List CEO departure civic-minded; Yeah, right!

Bill Oesterle has announced he will leave Angie’s List, and his role as CEO, as soon as the embattled service marketplace finds his replacement. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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