Appointment of two members of the Management Board of Allegro.pl sp. z o.o.
Current report No. 8/2022
Title: Appointment of two members of the Management Board of Allegro.pl sp. z o.o.
Legal basis: Article 17 of MAR - inside information
The Board of Directors of Allegro.eu (the "Company”) hereby reports that on 8 February 2022 Mr. Alvise Favara and Mr. David Roberts were appointed as the members of the Management Board of Allegro.pl sp z o.o. ("Allegro.pl"), a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of the Company, with the effective date of 1 March 2022.
Both Alvise Favara and David Roberts joined Allegro in January 2022 - Alvise as Allegro’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), and David as the Chief Technology and Product Officer (CTPO).
Alvise Favara moved to Allegro from Amazon Germany, where he headed the Consumables business. Prior to this role, he led Amazon's Pan-European retail operating processes, including: inventory management, pricing, customer returns, inventory recovery and vendor management. He was also a Partner at McKinsey and an academic at the University of Florence including a research position at CERN and CalTech.
David Roberts joined Allegro after four years at Zalando, where he was responsible for strategic matters including vision, processes’ design, teams’ scale-up, as well as delivering growth for the marketplace. He led the team of professionals covering a wide scope of business areas such as: running the product, engineering, integrations, operations, supply chain management as well as other strategic teams, building the tools to support merchants in their competition on the platform and widening selection. Before joining Zalando, David worked at Amazon in the US in Engineering & Product Leadership, and before that he was in charge of the AOL engineering team, developing projects in India and China.
The Board believes that the appointment of Alvise and David as new members of Allegro.pl’s Management Board would be in the best interests of the Group. The newly appointed individuals come equipped with just the right know-how to suit Allegro’s ambitious international expansion plans, which the Company informs about on a regular basis.
Allegro.eu is a Luxembourg public limited (société anonyme), registered office: 1, rue Hildegard von Bingen, L-1282 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Luxembourg Business Register: B214830