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About Us

The AIM Group provides global business intelligence servicesnews and analysis, conferences and consulting — covering the automotive, real estate, recruitment and horizontal marketplaces and classifieds segments.

We work at senior levels with marketplace and classified companies, investors and vendors, providing advice on their strategic and operational challenges and opportunities. We have more than 25 analysts, based across the globe.

Our premium information service is AIM Group Marketplaces Report, formerly Classified Intelligence Report. We also run the leading global conferences RecBuzz and AutosBuzz.


Peter M. Zollman

Founding Principal

Katja Riefler

Principal / Managing Director

Jonathan Turpin


Pavel Marceux

Managing Editor

Konstantin Kalabin

Strategy Director

Kate Kavanagh

General Manager

Angela Hawksford

Director - Asia-Pacific

Léo Siqueira

Director - Latin America

Jim Townsend



Alina Zaiets

Writer / Analyst

Andrzej Sowula

Writer / Analyst

Ben Salisbury

Writer / Analyst

Cathal O Murchu

Writer / Analyst

Christian Allred

Writer / Analyst

Christina Wells


Cintia Godoy

Writer / Analyst

Damian Shore

Writer / Analyst

David Loji

Writer / Analyst

Davide Rasconi


Debbie Stowe

Writer / Analyst

Deepak Batra

Writer / Analyst

Diana Neatu

Business Development – EMEA

Ditsa Grajdan

Data maintenance and office support assistant, EMEA

Dualta Mac Lochlainn


Fiona Tankard

Writer / Analyst

Greg Spencer

Senior Writer / Analyst

Hasan Aga

Writer / Analyst

Ian Dickson

Writer / Analyst

Ignacio Landivar

Writer / Analyst

Jacopo Natali


Jennifer Chiongbian

Writer / Analyst

Jess Barkulis


Kalyan Banga

Global Quantitative Analyst

Larry Kahn

Writer / Analyst

Lars Herlin

Senior Analyst - Europe

Margarita Marso

Head of Production, Annual Reports

Mike Silverman

Business Development – North America

Oleg Agibalov


Patrick Kosmider

Writer / Analyst

Prabhu Prasad

Writer / Analyst

Rachel Noto

Newsletter Production / Marketing

Robin Monti

Client Services Manager

Suzanne Lander

Finance Manager

Tariq Ahmed Saeedi

Writer / Analyst