The newly formed Cox Automotive, which operates CarsGuide, Sell My Car, Manheim Auctions and Dealer Solutions in Australia and New Zealand, appointed two automotive industry heavyweights - Gary Martin as the group’s Australian CEO, and Greg Duncan as chairman of the management board. Both appointments are effective March 1.
Allthings Technologies, a Basel-based proptech start-up, named Robert Beer, an ex-Xing manager, as managing director of its operations in Austria and Switzerland. He’ll presumably report to Allthings founder and CEO Stefan Zanetti. Allthings is backed by (among others) Marc Stilke, ImmobilienScout24’s former CEO.
ICarros, a top-2 auto vertical in Brazil, named a new CEO, while it awaits existing shareholder Itau Bank to buy a 100-percent stake in the company by the latest next month.
Will Harris is the new manager of national dealer groups at Kijiji in Canada. Between the lines, it signals a harder push beyond private-party vehicle listings.
Finderly GmbH, the Schibsted-owned company that operates flea market shopping app Shpock in six countries, announced a change in leadership this week: the two founders retired from the day-to day operations, and joined the board, to make space for fresh thinking in the office of the CEO.
OLX has been advertising many senior, and challenging jobs in different parts of the world recently. All in all, 186 jobs are advertised.
What does a boat and yacht classified website network have in common with one of the web’s leading travel sites? Sam Fulton, ex-president of Expedia-subsidiary Orbitz.com.
Mitula Group, a listed classifieds company with brands such as Mitula, Nestoria and Nuroa, and real estate sites in nine Southeast Asian countries under the Dotproperty and Thailand-Property brands, appointed Georg Chmiel, ex-IProperty CEO, to its board.
Everyone keeping an eye on our industry news feed, has followed the trials and tribulations of the Hemnet sale in the past year. Now, the deal is in the bag, the new owners have taken over, and the company has a new board of directors. Who is on the new board of Hemnet?
CarSales.com announced the retirement of Greg Roebuck, managing director and chief executive officer since 2002, and the appointment of Cameron McIntyre, currently CarSales’ chief operating officer (COO), as Roebuck's successor effective March 17.