Javier Ortiz most recently was Chief Business Development Officer at The Mitula Group Ltd. (Mitula.com, Nestoria.co.uk, Nuroa.com), where he was integral to the growth of its international business and drove strategic partnerships across its product lines. Javier was one of Mitula’s first employees, joining as Commercial Director and COO in 2010. Javier has a proven ability to monetize strong market positions, making him an ideal candidate to lead the revenue growth efforts of Encuentra24.com throughout the region.
Alberto Grajales has over 25 years’ experience in Sales and Marketing Management throughout Central America. Alberto was previously Vice President of Sales at Cable & Wireless Panama and Sales Operation Manager at PlayStation where he grew revenue to US$60 million across Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador.
Alberto Grajales, Sales Director, Encuentra24.com
The announcement was made by Wendy Jordan, Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder of Encuentra24.com, who shared her thoughts on the recruitments: “We need renewed leadership to successfully implement our strategy and take advantage of the market opportunities ahead”.
Encuentra24’s mission is to be the leading Online Marketplace in Central America, providing buyers and sellers of goods and services a trusted platform to transact commerce. Every month Encuentra24 helps more than 8 million people search for goods and services from more than over 50,000 commercial and private advertisers, cross everything from property, cars, jobs to electronics.
“We are strengthening the team with the appointments of Javier and Alberto and in the next few months will be launching innovative products that are designed to buying and selling of goods and services even easier. These include improvements to our existing platform, a new e-commerce offering, an improved property search experience and even lifestyle events” said Boris Métraux, CEO and Co-Founder of Encuentra24.com.