Dubizzle Group (formerly EMPG), the Dubai-based unicorn that owns and operates classifieds platforms across the Greater Mena region, has announced the appointment of Pablo Londono as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining Dubizzle Group, Londono was Amazon’s Mena CFO. He worked in finance leadership positions at Amazon for 15 years across three continents, including roles in the US as well as CFO for Italy and Spain.
He acquired his Bachelor’s in Production Engineering followed by an MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, with experience spanning various industries, including Technology, Logistics, Manufacturing, and Operations Research.
The CEO of Bayut & dubizzle and Head of Dubizzle Group Mena, Haider Khan welcomed Londono on board and said he would be playing a pivotal role in implementing the group’s future strategies.
“We are at an exciting stage in the growth trajectory of the Dubizzle Group and we are confident that Pablo’s highly successful track record and knowledge will help us make strategic strides for the group,” said Khan.
“I am very excited to join the Dubizzle team. It is thrilling to be a part of this dynamic, fast-paced, and customer-centric organisation. I look forward to contributing to the company’s continued growth and its unique culture of value-creation,” Londono said.
Dubizzle Group is the largest classifieds player in the Greater Mena region, and its classifieds platforms are some of the strongest brands in their markets. Its flagship ventures are dubizzle and Bayut in the UAE, Zameen in Pakistan, and OLX in the Greater Mena Region, and it also owns Lamudi in Indonesia & Philippines. The Group employs over 5,000 people across 10 countries.-- TradeArabia News Service