Fashion e-commerce giant ZALORA today announced the appointment of Elias Pour as its new CMO.
Leading a team of over 150 people, Pour will oversee the full marketing operations of ZALORA Group.
Prior to joining the company, Pour was the Head of Digital for energy drink brand Red Bull, where he was responsible for its digital marketing, content production, and e-commerce sales in Asia Pacific.
Early in his career, Pour worked in both Sweden and Denmark and held key management positions for Volvo, Danske Bank, and Telenor.
He has been based in Australia in the last eight years and has worked for brands such as Adobe, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and Red Bull.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing and Digital Media from Raffles College of Design.
Commenting on Pour’s appointment, ZALORA’s parent company Global Fashion Group Co-CEO Patrick Schmidt said, “As ZALORA enters a new phase of growth, we welcome new talents to join us, and Elias is a perfect addition to the management team given his experience in leading high-profile business development and marketing teams across different industries. I am confident that under his leadership, ZALORA will continue to provide fashion consumers in Asia, the best online and mobile shopping experience possible and achieve its full potential as the region’s fashion retail powerhouse.”
In February, ZALORA announced the resignation of its Group CEO Parker Gundersen, citing personal reasons.
A ZALORA spokesperson told e27 that the company’s search for his successor is still ongoing. In the meantime, Group COO Giulio Xiloyannis is coordinating the company’s commercial and operational functions.
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