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Simona Fodor
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Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: [email protected] 

 

Online classifieds platform OLX appoints new GM for Romania, Portugal, Bulgaria, and Bosnia

Sebastiaan Lemmens is the new general manager of the online classifieds platform OLX for Romania, Portugal, Bulgaria, and Bosnia starting February of this year.

He is replacing Cristina Gheorghitoiu, who will go on to pursue a career in coaching.

Lemmens, who previously worked in the Netherlands and Portugal, started his career as a consultant for McKinsey & Company. He also worked for media start-up Blendle.

A graduate of the Technical University of Delft, he holds a master’s degree in aerospace engineering. He joined OLX Portugal in 2017 as Head of Analytics. A year later, he took on the position of Chief Operations Officer, managing the performance marketing, business intelligence, and customer support teams. In 2019, he was appointed Head of OLX Portugal.

Part of OLX Group, OLX Romania has more than 4 million active ads and 12 million visitors per month on average, according to the internet audience and traffic audit survey SATI.

(Photo courtesy of the company)

[email protected]

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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: [email protected] 

 

Online classifieds platform OLX appoints new GM for Romania, Portugal, Bulgaria, and Bosnia

Sebastiaan Lemmens is the new general manager of the online classifieds platform OLX for Romania, Portugal, Bulgaria, and Bosnia starting February of this year.

He is replacing Cristina Gheorghitoiu, who will go on to pursue a career in coaching.

Lemmens, who previously worked in the Netherlands and Portugal, started his career as a consultant for McKinsey & Company. He also worked for media start-up Blendle.

A graduate of the Technical University of Delft, he holds a master’s degree in aerospace engineering. He joined OLX Portugal in 2017 as Head of Analytics. A year later, he took on the position of Chief Operations Officer, managing the performance marketing, business intelligence, and customer support teams. In 2019, he was appointed Head of OLX Portugal.

Part of OLX Group, OLX Romania has more than 4 million active ads and 12 million visitors per month on average, according to the internet audience and traffic audit survey SATI.

(Photo courtesy of the company)

[email protected]

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