Chris Gawor joins Shpock as Head of Global Advertising Sales

Chris Gawor joins Shpock as Head of Global Advertising Sales

Online marketplace hires top industry expert

Chris Gawor is joining Shpock as Head of Global Advertising Sales to lead the Sales teams in the United Kingdom, Germany and Austria. He will further build the advertising business within one of the UK’s leading peer-to-peer marketplaces.

With more than 20-years’ experience in digital advertising, Chris Gawor has built successful sales teams across a variety of digital advertising businesses. His sales leadership background includes well-known digital brands including Auto Trader, Mail Online, and Orange as well as AdTech businesses such as Xaxis. At Auto Trader, Chris was responsible for building the agency sales display advertising business including defining the sales strategy and delivering against revenue growth expectations.

“We are very pleased to welcome Chris to the Shpock team. We have no doubt that with his experience he will be a great asset in selling our digital ad solutions and further growing our client base”, says Esteve Jané, Shpock CEO.


A perfect match for advertisers
Shpock is one of Europe’s leading peer-to-peer marketplaces with more than 10 million monthly active users. Shpock’s advertising products allow brands to interact with consumers at key points in their shopping journey, from upper funnel awareness campaigns all the way through to the point of purchase.

“Combining our products with a detailed understanding of actual search and purchase behaviour makes Shpock the perfect place to match the right advertising campaign with millions of consumers” says Jon Hatfield, Head of Advertising Products & Technology at Shpock. 

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About Shpock

Shpock is a mobile-first marketplace encouraging people to find joy from selling. The declutterers. The wallet boosters. The eco-conscious. Launched in 2012, Shpock has been downloaded more than 50 million times across Europe making it easy and safe to turn electronics, fashion and (almost) anything else into cash in your pocket. With Shpock’s Secure Delivery feature millions of sellers nationwide can receive payments for items and organise shipping easily, all for free. Zero fees. Zero hassle. Zero reason not to.

  • Shpock is owned by Adevinta, a global family of leading marketplace sites, including France’s Leboncoin and Italy’s Subito. 
  • Winner of Apple’s 'Best of App' award in the category 'Sustainability'
  • Part of Google’s 'Android Excellence Apps'