The re-organization of Schibsted’s business in two operational divisions Marketplaces and Media was accompanied with a reshuffle of the top management team. Schibsted announced today that Sondre Gravir, currently EVP Established Europe, will head up the division Marketplaces, where all classifieds and marketplaces found a new home.
Austrian media company Russmedia announced a €100-million ($120 million U.S.), 5-year investment plan for Europe with a special focus on international marketplaces (Europe outside Austria).
Jeff Dickey-Chasins, the "job-board doctor," suffers a heart attack and lives to tell about it. So he offers some cautionary tales, and a reminder.
Former KBB.com and TrueCar classified ad veteran Eric Cotter is joining SpinCar as its chief product officer.
OLX Group, the classifieds subsidiary of Naspers, named Ariel Meyer, a former EBay executive, as the company's head for Latin America. He is based in Miami, U.S..
Juwai.com (局外) created the new post of chief growth officer (CGO), and appointed Jenn Adams, a former senior executive at IProperty Group (which was acquired by the REA Group in 2016), to the position.
HurriyetEmlak.com, one of the oldest and most successful real estate websites in Turkey, appointed two managers from outside to its team of senior managers. Emre Özpinar (photo) was appointed to the position of information technologies coordinator, and Engin Sezer as project management and product development coordinator of HurriyetEmlak.com.
Global e-commerce company EBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) shuffled its top management, after Hal Lawton, head of marketplaces North America since May 2015, resigned in mid-August to move to retailer Macy's as president effective Sept. 8.
Reverse Retail GmbH, which operates re-commerce fashion sites Buddy & Selly and Vite EnVogue, appointed Arndt Brockmann as CEO effective Sept. 11, the news site Fashion Network reported recently. Brockmann was formerly managing director of Esprit Germany.
The Australian arm of e-commerce giant EBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) promoted its chief marketing officer Tim MacKinnon to the role of managing director for Australia and New Zealand.