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Technology Industry Moves: Autumn 2018

Some of the key moves in the internet and technology industries during Autumn 2018.

Uber has appointed Nelson J. Chai as CFO. Nelson is a former executive at Merrill Lynch and CIT Group.

Traveltek Group has appointed Kenny Millar as CTO. Kenny has held senior software and engineering roles at Cisco and Amazon.

Uber has appointed Rebecca Messina as CMO. Rebecca is a Coca-Cola veteran.

Retail finance technology provider DEKO has appointed a new CTO Mufti Monim. Mufti was a head of technology at Lebara Money.

Fast-growing retain technology business Ecrebo has appointed Hannah Lowry as CFO. Most recently Hannah was a Finance Director at Aimia.

Facebook has appointed Adam Mosseri as Instagram Head. Adam had been Instagram’s head of product and previously led the company’s News Feed division. He has also served as design director for Facebook’s mobile apps.

Asos has appointed City stalwart Adam Crozier as its new Chairman. He was previously ITV chief executive until June last year, and he also headed up Royal Mail between 2003 and 2010.

Richemont luxury goods group has appointed Jérôme Lambert as Chief Executive. Jérôme was previously the CEO of Montblanc.

Zalando has appointed Jolanda Smit as Global PR Director. Jolanda was a Senior Account Manager at PR & events Pressroom.

Netflix has appointed Mathias Döpfner to its Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director. Mathias is the CEO of a Berlin based Axel Springer, where he leads Europe’s leading digital publishing house, with brands including BILD, DIE WELT, BUSINESS INSIDER and POLITICO Europe.

Spotify has appointed Tom Connaughton as its new Managing Director UK, who is the former Senior Vice President of Creative Content & Programming at VEVO.

Moneysupermarket has appointed Scilla Grimble as Chief Financial Officer. She was previously interim Chief Financial Officer of Marks and Spencer Group. Most recently she lead finance teams in several consumer-facing public companies and has a strong background in commercial finance and banking.

UK-based menswear brand Supremebeing co-founder David Newman has become Chief Operating Officer at bag brand The Cambridge Satchel Company.

A travel booking platform GetYourGuide announced the appointment of Udi Nir as Chief Technology Officer. Udi most recently served as VP of Engineering at Instacart, that is an American company that operates as a sometimes-same-day grocery delivery service.

Popular fashion brand Liebeskind Berlin has appointed Sanjiv Singh as CEO. Previously Sanjiv was CEO of Lacoste’s subsidiaries in Germany, Austria and other Easter European markets.

StockX has appointed Olivier Van Calster as its VP & GM Europe. Olivier was previously SVP and GM at where he managed operations outside the US, including the UK, Canada, Australia and Continental Europe.

Revolut has appointed Renier Lemmens as a Non Executive Director. Revolut is the only banking alternative that offers free international money transfers, fee-free global spending, always at the interbank exchange rate.

Lobster Ink has appointed Alexander Draaijer as Chief Revenue Officer. Alexander previously served as VP Global Sales at Bynder.