Adevinta has appointed Julien Jouhault as its chief product and technology officer (CPTO), according to a press release.
Jouhault (LinkedIn profile) had been interim CPTO since November 2022 and had previously held the role of chief technology officer (CTO) at Adevinta’s France-based general marketplace LeBonCoin.
According to the press release, “With over 17 years of experience in the technology industry and more than five years as CTO of LeBonCoin, Julien has greatly contributed to the company’s success. He is an experienced engineering leader with a proven track record of leading transformation and technology development, having built a world-class platform based on high performance and modularity, data-driven intelligence and an optimized customer experience.”
Prior to joining LeBonCoin in 2016, Jouhault worked for eGuide Group, Concrete Worldwide Inc and telecoms company SRF. He has a master’s degree in mathematics and computer engineering from the University of Rouen.
Antoine Jouteau, CEO of Adevinta, commented: “We are thrilled to announce Julien as Adevinta’s CPTO, building on the success of his interim coverage of the role. A proven leader, Julien brings deep technical expertise and an impressive track record of developing a rich customer-focused classifieds model, along with reducing platform and service complexities at LeBonCoin.”
“Julien is ideally positioned to contribute to Adevinta’s growth ambitions by identifying best practices across our brands, creating and executing forward-looking product and technology strategies which allow us to scale, accelerate and deliver great experiences for our customers.”
Jouhault himself said: “I am excited to be a part of Adevinta’s transformative journey and contribute to our continued growth. With our talented technology workforce, we are building the marketplaces of the future and reinventing the way we all consume goods and services. I look forward to developing shared capabilities across the product and technology function and driving commercial innovations that best serve our customers.”