Hipages appoints Stuart Tucker as CCO

11 Oct 2017

Stuart Tucker join trades and services marketplace Hipages as CCO (photo from his LinkedIn page with thanks)

Online trades and services marketplace Hipages has appointed former Commonwealth Bank of Australia executive Stuart Tucker to the newly created role of chief customer officer.

Tucker was previously the bank’s general manager of brand, sponsorship and marketing services, experience he’ll draw on at Hipages where he’ll be overseeing the marketplace’s sales, service and marketing.

Prior to joining the Commonwealth Bank, Tucker was the general manager of marketing and product at Aussie Home Loans for six years, and previously held marketing roles at Optus for 12 years.

Tucker said he’s looking forward to working on Hipages’ end-to-end customer experience and building the marketplace’s brand awareness.

“It’s an exciting business with a strong growth mandate in an intriguing category,” he said.

Hipages chief executive David Vitek said he was thrilled to have someone as experienced and passionate as Tucker join the Hipages team.

“Stuart is a highly talented marketing and brand specialist, with an impressive range of career experience across leading Australian companies,” he said.

Vitek added that Hipages is currently experiencing a growth phase, with staff numbers increasing by 36 percent in the past year and totalling 300 across the Hipages Sydney and Manila, Philippines offices.

Tucker’s appointment is effective immediately.

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Angela Hawksford

Angela is a writer and journalist based in Sydney, Australia. She has extensive knowledge of the Australian real estate industry, having started her career in real estate advertising at News Limited newspapers, where she worked across a number of different mastheads in Sydney. She s also worked in television, magazines and online, and regularly contributes feature articles to The Sydney Morning Herald, MiNDFOOD and The Newcastle Herald. Angela also works as a content writer, creating written content for a number of SMEs across an array of industries, including real estate, education, technology and digital media.