Oslo and Paris, 19 April 2023 - Adevinta ASA (ADE) today announced that Julien Jouhault has been appointed Adevinta’s Chief Product & Technology Officer (CPTO), effective immediately.
Jouhault has been serving as the interim CPTO since 24 November 2022 and previously held the role of Chief Technology Officer for Adevinta’s French marketplace, leboncoin. He continues to report to CEO Antoine Jouteau as a member of Adevinta’s Executive team.
With over 17 years of experience in the technology industry and more than five years as CTO of leboncoin, Julien has greatly contributed to the company’s success. He is an experienced engineering leader with a proven track record of leading transformation and technology development, having built a world-class platform based on high performance and modularity, data-driven intelligence and an optimised customer experience.
Antoine Jouteau, CEO of Adevinta, says: "We are thrilled to announce Julien as Adevinta’s Chief Product & Technology Officer, building on the success of his interim coverage of the role. A proven leader, Julien brings deep technical expertise and an impressive track record of developing a rich customer-focused classifieds model, along with reducing platform and service complexities at leboncoin.
“Julien is ideally positioned to contribute to Adevinta’s growth ambitions, by identifying best practices across our brands, creating and executing forward-looking product and technology strategies which allow us to scale, accelerate and deliver great experiences for our customers.”
Added Julien Jouhault: “I am excited to be a part of Adevinta’s transformative journey and contribute to our continued growth. With our talented technology workforce, we are building the marketplaces of the future and reinventing the way we all consume goods and services. I look forward to developing shared capabilities across the product and technology function and driving commercial innovations that best serve our customers."
Julien Jouhault holds a Master’s degree in Mathematic and Computer Science Engineering from Université de Rouen.
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Adevinta is a leading online classifieds specialist, operating digital marketplaces in 11 countries. The company provides technology-based services to connect buyers with sellers and to facilitate transactions, from real estate to motors, and consumer goods. Adevinta’s portfolio spans more than 25 digital brands, covering one billion people and attracting approximately 2.5 billion average monthly visits. Leading brands include top-ranked leboncoin in France, Germany's leading classifieds sites mobile.de and eBay Kleinanzeigen, Marktplaats in the Netherlands, fotocasa and InfoJobs in Spain, Subito in Italy, and 50% of fast-growing OLX Brasil. Adevinta employs around 8,100 people, including 3,000 (approx) working in product and technology teams, committed to supporting users and customers daily. Find out more at Adevinta.com.