Avito Morocco Appoints new CMO

July 19, 2023
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Malaysia-based marketplace specialist Frontier Digital Ventures (FDV) has appointed Badr Laghmari as chief marketing officer at Avito.ma, Morocco's leading marketplace.

Laghmari joins after spending seven years as the founder and CEO at Umbrella Capital Trading, a business development company also based in Morocco.

Laghmari said:

"I am eager to work with such a dedicated and talented team to evolve the brand and reach new heights. I look forward to the challenges and opportunities this role will offer, and I’m ready to contribute to the continued success of Avito."

Avito.ma is 100%-owned by FDV and is the Group's biggest contributor to revenue across the MENA region across horizontals including real estate. However, revenues fell 4% YoY (to USD $1.1M) in Q1 2023.

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July 19, 2023
Harvey is an experienced property journalist and copywriter. He has written about the property industry since 2015, starting at The Property Franchise Group in the UK, before moving to Spain to work for Spotahome. He has blogged for the private rented sector, ghostwritten for UK property experts and written case studies for franchise owners around the UK. Harvey joined Online Marketplaces as a News Editor in 2022.

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