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.