Australian online retailer Catch.com.au has announced the appointment of Steve Traplin as its new general manager for Marketplace.
In the newly created role, Traplin will be leading the growth of the online marketplace, which is a platform for independent retailers to boost brand presence and tap an audience of over three million customers.
Traplin, who previously worked for Groupon holding the positions of vice president for Groupon International and CEO of Groupon APAC and ANZ, has a wealth of experience in driving digital transformation of traditional businesses across Australasia spanning 19 years.
“I jumped at the opportunity to join the Catch team,” Traplin said. “The journey and success of this Aussie e-commerce company over the past 10 years is one I have watched from close by, and I can’t wait to help Australia’s independent retailers access our powerful online community.”
Traplin also held leadership roles at Yellow Pages Group NZ, Search Optics, and Sensis.