eBay Loses Head of Europe, Rob Hattrell

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Another major shake up to eBay's International leadership line up appears to be in the works as Head of Europe Rob Hattrell is set to depart next month, according to Retail Week.

GM North America Jordan Sweetnam will be stepping in to fill the gap by taking over global eBay Markets and Murray Lambell will continue in his role overseeing eBayUK.

Ebay European boss poached by Asda owner TDR Capital
The head of eBay Europe, Rob Hattrell, is leaving the pureplay giant to join private equity firm and part Asda owner TDR Capital in the autumn.

The head of eBay Europe, Rob Hattrell, is leaving the pureplay giant to join private equity firm and part Asda owner TDR Capital in the autumn.

Retail Week can reveal that Hattrell will be joining the private equity giant as a partner from September and will leave eBay after five years at the business.

An eBay spokesman confirmed Hattrell’s departure, saying: “eBay can confirm that Rob Hattrell will leave eBay next month to pursue a new opportunity. Rob led the UK business for three years until 2020, when he took over responsibility for all European markets.

“Jordon Sweetnam, SVP and General Manager of North America, will assume responsibility for eBay Markets globally, and Murray Lambell will continue to lead eBay in the UK. We wish Rob well for his next chapter and thank him for the significant contribution he has made to eBay.

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