OLX Egypt, the leading classified ads platform in the country, announced the appointment of Momtaz Moussa as its new general manager of OLX Egypt which is one of the company’s biggest markets in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Appointing Moussa a general manager is a central core for OLX developmental plans for 2016 since he will provide a local leadership with wide vision in Egyptian customer service sector.
Since the beginning of 2016, OLX Egypt has seen a significant increase in the number of users. Over 2.9 million new users subscribed monthly. Moreover, a new advertisement was uploaded on the website almost every 30 seconds.
In April 2016, OLX Egypt was identified as Egypt’s top application for internet shopping on Apple’s App Store and Android’s Google Play.
Appointing Moussa to this post is expected to help attract more users to OLX Egypt and promote the concept of posting used items for sale rather than disposing them.
Before being rebranded to Olx Arabia in 2015, the leading online classifieds platform was launched in 2011 under the name ‘Dubbizle’.
Moussa brings more than 10 years of experience in marketing, business strategy and general management with Booz&Co, Vodafone, and private ventures and has successful contribution in many startups, has been recognized internationally. Moussa holds an MBA from INSEAD Business School and BSC in Computer Science from the American University in Cairo.
“OLX Egypt mission is to help shape and promote a trusted trading community – by developing an easy-to-use and trustworthy platform that enables buyers or sellers to close successful deals. We will remain focused on creating the most user friendly experience for our users to safely and easily buy and sell” said Moussa.
OLX Egypt is part of the global network and connected to the other OLX countries around the globe in terms of best practice and shared resources – enabling it to deliver the best user experience while keeping the local direction. A great combination of global vs local that will definitely benefit the Egyptian users.
In his new role, Moussa will be supported by OLX Egypt team to continue providing innovative services to all Egyptian society.