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India’s to Lay Off 600 Staff

Realty portal plans to lay off at least 600 employees in the next three months, as it steps up focus on its core technology and product and tightens its cash burn, according to several people familiar with developments at the company.

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Major Changes at Move with Four New C-Level Appointments

Move has bolstered its consumer-facing and strategic capabilities and built out its executive leadership team with the recent appointments of Tapan Bhat as chief product officer, Nate Johnson as chief marketing officer, Bryan Charap as chief financial officer and Hahn Lee as senior vice president, business development and strategy.

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REA Group Appoints Andrew Rechtman as Executive GM Residential

The REA Group has appointed Andrew Rechtman to the newly created role of Executive General Manager, Residential.

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Zillow Announces New CFO and COO

The Zillow Group has announced two key executive promotions - Kathleen Philips has been named Chief Financial Officer, Zillow Group and Amy Bohutinsky, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer.

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RealtyTrac Appoints Richard Lombardi as EVP and GM of Data Solutions Division

RealtyTrac has hired real estate data licensing veteran Richard Lombardi as Executive Vice President and General Manager leading its rapidly expanding data and file licensing business.

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Laurence Tosi Appointed as AirBnB Chief Financial Officer

Airbnb has appointed Laurence Tosi as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), reporting to co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky. Tosi will be responsible for finance, treasury, tax, and finance systems.


REA Group Loans Director of Sale to Move in the US

The REA Group has announced the international secondment of Tom Ainsworth,’s Director of Residential Sales to Move Inc in the US. Tom will join Move as the Senior Vice President Go To Market and Sales, for two years commencing in September 2015.

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RealtyTrac Appoints Rob Barber as CEO

RealtyTrac has hired Rob Barber as its new CEO to continue building on the company’s double-digit revenue growth cultivated over the last three and a half years.

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Gilles Blanchard Appointed Chairman of Russia’s Idinaidi (Updated)

Idinaidi, the Russian based property portal, has appointed Gilles Blanchard as Chairman.


Petra Sprekos Steps Down as CEO of Australia’s realestateview

Petra Sprekos, the CEO of realestateview, has stepped down after being involved in the business for 13 years.