New appointment at Catch Group

Catch Group is welcoming Tomas Varsavsky as its new Chief Product and Technology Officer.

Tomas has ended a 10-and-a-half-year stint at REA Group before landing the new gig where he had worked up through the ranks to become Chief Technology and Data Officer.

He will be taking a short break before commencing the new role this month.

Tomas said the story behind Catch was what caught his attention.

“They have tremendous ambition, a disruptive mindset and great backing behind them,” he said.

“They are poised to do amazing things.”

He thanked his former colleagues at REA Group for supporting, challenging and guiding him over the years.

“It’s been an amazing journey and I’m so proud of the team we have built, the things we’ve delivered and the boundaries we’ve pushed,” Tomas said. has quickly risen in popularity in Australia to become one of the largest e-commerce platforms in the country after starting in 2006 with five people and a 200m2 warehouse.

The site attracts 30,000 new customers every week, sends 20,000 parcels out daily and has one order placed every 2.1 seconds.

Written by Emilie Baxter 

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