AVIV Group, a proptech subsidiary of Axel Springer, has announced that Benoit Jolin is the new Chief Product Officer (CPO) of the group, focusing on Axel Springer’s real estate marketplaces.
Ait Voncke, CEO of AVIV Group:
”I am very happy to welcome Benoit to AVIV Group. Benoit made a big impact on how we experience online travel today by relentlessly focusing on removing friction for travelers and accommodation providers. Benoit’s rich online marketplace development experience will be instrumental in our mission to revolutionize how people experience real estate for professionals, homeowners, buyers, and tenants alike.”
Jolin comes from Expedia Group, where he served as Senior Vice President and GM Retail Brand Portfolio. During that time, he oversaw the growth of Expedia’s travel brands Hotwire, Travelocity, Orbitz, CheapTickets, eBookers, and Wotif. Prior to Expedia, he held numerous leadership positions and co-started Newtrade Technologies which was eventually acquired Expedia Group in 2002.
Benoit Jolin, CPO of AVIV Group:
“I am truly excited to be joining a world-class team on its mission to simplify real estate. At AVIV Group, we aim to create unprecedented value through the development of a European marketplace and digital ecosystem giving all constituents better choices, transparency, and confidence through the power of technology, design, and data science.”