2/26/2008 10:03:00 AM
Ebay appoints new Skype boss
Ebay yesterday appointed a new head of its internet call company Skype.
Josh Silverman, currently CEO of eBay company Shopping.com, will join Skype on 24 March.
Current boss Michael van Swaaij, who oversaw Skype’s alliance with 3 and the launch of the Skypephone, will take on another role within the company.
Silverman said: ‘I am very pleased to be joining Skype’s dynamic team at this important time in the company’s history. Our opportunities are tremendous as we continue to bring Skype to more people around the world, while finding new ways to add value and helping users continue to set their conversations free using Skype.’