Corstens promoted to head of verticals at Marktplaats

10 Oct 2016
Hadewych Corstens, head of Automotive & Verticals at (photo from LinkedIn with thanks)

Hadewych Corstens, head of verticals (incl. autos) at (photo from LinkedIn with thanks)

Hadewych Corstens, who previously headed the automotive vertical at the EBay-owned Dutch general classified site Marktplaats, was promoted to the position head of verticals (including autos) earlier this year.

Corstens (LinkedIn profile here) has been working for EBay Classifieds Group since 2007. She started as marketing manager, then moved into the role of international business developer. Following that, Corstens became head of automotive.

In her new position as the head of automotive and verticals, Corstens is responsible for defining and managing the execution of commercial strategy for all paid categories except used stuff. In other words, for autos, caravans, motorbikes, boats, jobs, and housing.

Corstens holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Amsterdam.


Anastasia Gnezditskaia

Anastasia Gnezditskaia is a writer / analyst covering France, Benelux and Morocco. Based in Antwerp, Belgium, she has a background working for trade publications covering markets and their regulation in Washington, D.C., where she lived for 10 years. Following this she managed international development projects in Africa at the World Bank, and worked as a journalist covering Congress, federal government agencies and financial markets, including energy futures.