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eBay Loses Marketing Exec Who Worked on Recent Turnaround

eBay Loses Marketing Exec Who Worked on Recent Turnaround

The marketing executive in charge of growing eBay Marketplaces globally is departing the company. David Doctorow had joined eBay in 2016 as Head of Global Growth, eBay Marketplaces.

Effective February 3, 2020, he will become CEO of media empire News Corp.’s Move, Inc. unit, which operates realtor.com.

According to the announcement issued by News Corp., “Mr. Doctorow helped eBay through a successful turnaround in recent years, leading a versatile global team and implementing significant marketing tech and workforce advancements at the company.”

Prior to joining eBay he was Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer at Expedia.

News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson called Doctorow a “thoughtful, dynamic leader with vast experience in contemporary digital commerce.”

“Realtor.com is the pre-eminent marketplace for consumers and real estate professionals, and David’s digital drive and his marketing savvy will enhance the company and the industry for years to come,” Thomson said.

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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). She is a member of the Online News Association (Sep 2005 - present) and Investigative Reporters and Editors (Mar 2006 - present). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com. See disclosure at EcommerceBytes.com/disclosure/.

3 thoughts on “eBay Loses Marketing Exec Who Worked on Recent Turnaround”

  1. another rat deserting the sinking ship…

    turnaround? what turnaround?

    he won’t last long where he’s going, the has the stench of the fleecebay cesspool on him

  2. What turnaround was this? The only turnaround I have seen at Ebay since Donohoe and Wenig took control was the turnaround from being a highly successful popular site to a dismal useless, over valued site.

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