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Momtaz Moussa appointed as GM of OLX India

He will be responsible to strengthen OLX India’s leadership position in online classifieds.

Online marketplace OLX has appointed Momtaz Moussa as the general manager (GM) of OLX India.

Momtaz Moussa appointed as GM of OLX India
Momtaz Moussa
In his new role, Momtaz will lead the India business to boost OLX’s dominant position in online classifieds. He will be in charge to accelerate growth in key categories, including auto, real estate, jobs and goods.
Momtaz Moussa appointed as GM of OLX India
Leonardo Rubinstein
Momtaz will report to Leonardo Rubinstein, CEO, ALMEA (Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa), OLX Group.

Speaking about his new role, Momtaz says in a company statement, “I am fortunate to join the incredible team in India. India is one of the most exciting markets for OLX Group. OLX India is at the forefront of digital innovation and the road ahead is full of growth prospects. It is indeed a great opportunity for me to be a part of this journey and take the business to sustainability.”

Momtaz joined OLX Group in 2016, as GM of OLX in Egypt. He brings diverse experience spanning over a decade in business development, strategy and consulting. He has worked with multinational brands such as Booz & Co, Vodafone and OLX Group. In his last stint at OLX, Momtaz was heading key markets in MENA, covering Egypt, Lebanon and Oman.

He holds an MBA from INSEAD Business School and B.Sc in Computer Science from the American University in Cairo.

Commenting on Momtaz's appointment, Rubinstein says, “...His (Momtaz Moussa) track record in building and leading teams to deliver high-performance growth, combined with his strategic vision and deep knowledge of classifieds, puts him in the best position to take charge of our business in India. We are confident that under Momtaz’s vision, OLX India will continue to grow and innovate as the market leader.”