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Allegro appoints new CEO, Francois Nuyts joins from Amazon

18th May 2018

Allegro, a leading online marketplace in Poland, today announces the appointment of Francois Nuyts as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 August 2018. Przemyslaw Budkowski, the current CEO, will be stepping down to pursue other business interests.

Mr. Nuyts joins from Amazon where he was most recently responsible for establishing Amazon in Southern Europe, as Vice President & Managing Director of Amazon Spain and Italy. Prior to this, he held various senior management roles within Amazon, including Country Manager, Spain; and Director, Media Categories, France, Italy and Spain. Previously, Mr. Nuyts worked at the consultancy firm Accenture. Mr. Nuyts will be relocating to Warsaw.

Przemyslaw Budkowski has been CEO of Allegro for more than seven years. During this time, Allegro has continued to expand, becoming Poland’s leading eCommerce engine. Allegro offers more than 90 million products through a community of more than 100,000 Polish merchants who sell their products and services to millions of Polish customers every year.

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Paweł Klimiuk, Corporate Communications Director, Allegro +48 66 44 12 000