The global classified listing operation’s board – with the preliminary name of Schibsted’s International – will be spun off and established as an independent, listed company.
This is the company that operates Shpock, an app that majors in small ads but also includes homes to let; it is regarded by some as one of the most successful ‘marketplace’ apps in the UK with 1.8m downloads a year in this country, and 50m worldwide.
Brooks-Johnson has been Chief Executive Officer of Rightmove plc since May 9, 2017. He served as Managing Director of rightmove.co.uk since January 10, 2011 and served as its Agency Director. He also served as Chief Operating Officer at Rightmove plc since April 30, 2013 until May 9, 2017 and Head of the Estate Agency Business since 2008. He served as Product Director of Rightmove plc, since 2006. He joined Rightmove in 2006 and focuses on the development of its proposition to customers including the development of its Choice and AboutMyPlace services and the recent complete redesign of the website. He was a Management Consultant with Accenture and The Berkeley Partnership working with clients such as BP, Marks & Spencer and Woolwich. Brooks-Johnson has been an Executive Director of Rightmove plc since January 10, 2011.
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