Bob van Dijk was appointed chief executive of Naspers in April 2014. He joined the group as Allegro Group CEO in August 2013 and was promoted to CEO Global Transaction eCommerce in October 2013. He has over 10 years of general management experience in online growth business, mainly with eBay and Schibsted, spanning the online marketplaces, online classifieds and fashion segments. Most recently he was vice-president and general manager of eBay Germany and Europe Emerging Markets. Prior to his general management career, Bob was an entrepreneur in online financial products. He started his career in McKinsey with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and media. Bob has an MBAHons from INSEAD and an MSc (cum laude) in econometrics from Erasmus University, Rotterdam.