SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace, named Olivier Ropars vice president and chief marketing officer, effective immediately.
Ropars joins StubHub with extensive global marketing experience after spending six years at eBay. Most recently, he was the head of global performance marketing where he was instrumental in helping to drive significant global growth over a three-year period. He started at eBay as the senior director of eBay's European mobile shopping business.
"As a seasoned retail and e-commerce expert, Olivier will be key to building a global marketing engine to power StubHub's continued growth and reach throughout the world," said StubHub President Scott Cutler. "With extensive international experience and a proven ability to drive results, Olivier is the perfect fit for our organization as we innovate in our mission to connect fans to inspiring live event experiences across any screen – anytime, anywhere – worldwide."
As an engineer with expertise in business, Ropars held various roles as a strategist and growth leader prior to eBay in the technology and retail sector, including McKinsey & Company and Motorola, Inc. He is a graduate of UTC Compiegne in France and earned an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
At StubHub, our mission is simple: help fans find fun. We connect fans with their favorite teams, shows and artists and introduce them to the ones they'll love next. As the largest ticket marketplace in the world, we enable fans to buy and sell tickets to tens of thousands of events, whenever they want, through our desktop and mobile experiences, including our StubHub app for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Android. Offering a superior fan experience at its core, StubHub reinvented the ticket resale market in 2000 and continues to lead it through innovation. Our industry firsts include the introduction of the first ticketing application, the first interactive seat mapping tool and the first live entertainment rewards program, Fan Rewards™. Our business partners include more than 130 properties in MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and NCAA, plus AEG, AXS and Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement. With the acquisition of Ticketbis in August 2016, throughout the world, StubHub provides the total end-to-end event going experience. StubHub is an eBay company (NASDAQ: EBAY). For more information on StubHub, visit StubHub.com or follow @StubHub on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or YouTube.com/StubHub.
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