Arnaud Devigne now MD of Indeed France

25 Jul 2016

Arnaud Devigne, ex-head of Kaymu, an online marketplace for new and used goods (including real estate) active in 30 countries in Africa, Asia and Europe, joined jobs search engine Indeed France as managing director this spring. More about Kaymu here.

Arnaud Devigne, managing director of Indeed France (photo from his LinkedIn page with thanks)

Arnaud Devigne, managing director of Indeed France (photo from his LinkedIn page with thanks)

Devigne (LinkedIn profile here) is currently based in both Paris and Dublin. Prior to joining Indeed, he spent two years managing classifieds at Africa Internet Group.

Earlier he headed marketing operations at French professional network Viadeo, Google France and Google Southern Europe, and also Pages Jaunes, France’s Yellow Pages.

Devigne holds a masters degree in Telecommunications and internet management from Université Paris Dauphine and a MBA from the University of Ottawa.

ExclusiveRH reported the appointment of Indeed signalled it has far-reaching plans for the French market. The team of Indeed France will double in size by the end of the year. Its particular target are French recruiters, and to improve its ranking, Indeed plans to open an office in France.

Currently, the French operations are managed out of Indeed’s European headquarters in Dublin.

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Anastasia Gnezditskaia

Anastasia Gnezditskaia has joined AIM Group in 2014 as a writer/analyst covering France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Eastern Europe. A Russian living in Antwerp, Belgium, she has a background working for trade publications covering markets and their regulation. She is educated at Moscow State Lomonosov University (MA in psychology) and Central European University (PhD in public policy). After obtaining her doctoral degree, she taught international political economy at George Washington University in Washington DC where she lived for 10 years. Following this she managed international development projects in Africa at the World Bank, and worked as a journalist covering Congress, federal government agencies and commodity markets, particularly shale gas development in North America.