SAN JOSE, Calif., Could 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) at this time introduced it has named Steve Priest Chief Monetary Officer. On this function, Steve will oversee all international features of eBay’s monetary operations together with controllership, monetary planning and evaluation, tax, treasury, audit, mergers and acquisitions, and investor relations. Steve will report on to Jamie Iannone, eBay’s Chief Government Officer, and can be part of the corporate on June 21, 2021.
Most lately Steve served as JetBlue’s Chief Monetary Officer the place he was liable for all disciplines of the finance perform, in addition to strategic sourcing and infrastructure growth. Throughout his tenure, Steve served because the oversight officer for JetBlue Know-how Ventures, which was established to make sure JetBlue was dedicated to and in fixed pursuit of innovation. He labored in shut partnership with the CEO and management group to concentrate on customer-centricity by digital innovation and repair, culminating within the highest Web Promoter Rating (NPS) within the trade, and helped navigate the corporate by the outstanding challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Along with his wealthy background as a strategic enterprise chief and expert operator, Steve brings intensive expertise in producing outcomes by investing in know-how, driving innovation and focusing relentlessly on the client,” stated Jamie Iannone, Chief Government Officer, eBay. “The airline trade is thought to be extremely aggressive, perpetually working on tight margins, excessive buyer expectations and the infinite have to evolve. I am excited for Steve to convey his distinctive and precious perspective to eBay.”
“I’m proud to be becoming a member of the pioneer of ecommerce,” stated Steve Priest, incoming Chief Monetary Officer, eBay. “The transformation I’ve noticed during the last yr has been spectacular and I do know it is solely simply starting. I look ahead to serving to the corporate pursue its aim of changing into the very best international ecommerce market for consumers and sellers.”
Steve gained intensive worldwide expertise in varied senior stage positions throughout his almost 20 years with British Airways, together with Senior Vice President, Atlantic Joint Enterprise, Senior Vice President of Buyer Contact and Distribution, and Regional Vice President, Controller for Western Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. He’s a graduate of Victoria College of Manchester within the U.Okay. and a professional Chartered International Administration Accountant.
Interim CFO, Andy Cring, will proceed in his function till Steve joins eBay on the finish of June. After that point, Andy will help with the transition.
“I need to thank Andy for his dedication as eBay’s interim CFO, and I am particularly grateful for the whole lot he did to assist me throughout my first yr as CEO,” stated Iannone. “He has helped us navigate by unprecedented occasions, offered large thought management, and championed assist for our vendor neighborhood. Andy has performed a essential function in shifting eBay ahead.”
eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) is a world commerce chief that connects tens of millions of consumers and sellers in 190 markets world wide. We exist to allow financial alternative for people, entrepreneurs, companies and organizations of all sizes. Based in 1995 in San Jose, California, eBay is among the world’s largest and most vibrant marketplaces for locating nice worth and distinctive choice. In 2020, eBay enabled $100 billion of gross merchandise quantity. For extra details about the corporate and its international portfolio of on-line manufacturers, go to www.ebayinc.com.
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