Dubizzle Group (formerly EMPG), the Dubai-based unicorn that owns and operates a classifieds platform in the Greater Mina region, has announced the appointment of Pablo Londono as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining Dubizzle Group, Londono was Mena CFO at Amazon. He spent 15 years at Amazon in financial leadership positions spanning three continents, including positions in the US and as CFO in Italy and Spain.
With a BS in Production Engineering followed by an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business, he has extensive experience in a variety of industries including technology, logistics, manufacturing and operations research.
Haider Khan, CEO of Bayut & dubizzle and head of Dubizzle Group Mena, welcomed Londono and said he would play a key role in implementing the Group’s future strategy.
“We are at an exciting stage in the Dubizzle Group’s trajectory and we believe that Pablo’s very successful track record and knowledge will help us make strategic progress for the group,” said Khan.
“I am delighted to be joining the Dubizzle team. It is a pleasure to be part of this dynamic, fast-paced and customer-focused organisation. I look forward to contributing to the continued growth of the company and its unique culture of value creation,” Londono explain.
Dubizzle Group is the largest classifieds company in Greater Mina and its classifieds platform is one of the strongest brands in its market. Its flagship businesses are dubizzle and Bayut in the UAE, Zameen in Pakistan and OLX in the Greater Mina region, and it also owns Lamudi in Indonesia and the Philippines. The group has more than 5,000 employees in 10 countries. — trade arab news agency