TX Markets has appointed Saeed Gouda as chief product officer (CPO), the company announced Wednesday. Gouda will also join the management team when he takes office at the start of December.

Gouda (LinkedIn profile), a self-described serial entrepreneur, succeeds Robin Simon who left earlier this year to head Car For You. Gouda’s main responsibilities cover strategic and operational product aspects. In his new role, he will support TX Markets’ portfolio companies and will report to Olivier Rihs, TX Markets CEO.

“We have ambitious goals and we’re investing heavily in order to continue developing and expanding our offerings,” said Rihs. “Saeed Gouda will play a crucial part in these endeavors. We aim to strengthen synergies within our online marketplaces and to step up knowledge exchange in the field of product development.”

Gouda has more than ten years’ experience developing digital products. He is the co-founder of Berlin-based tech startup Remoteplatz. According to his LinkedIn profile, two of the companies he founded were acquired in Asia by Rocket Internet and Carousell. His past stints include working at OLX Group as a senior consultant and leading DeliveryHero’s international pre-IPO growth.

TX Markets is one of Switzerland’s largest digital enterprises. Its portfolio includes various online marketplaces such as Ricardo and Tutti.ch.

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