Alexander von Schirmeister Biography

Alexander von Schirmeister
Vice President, European Expansion and Cross Border Trade
eBay Marketplaces

Alexander von Schirmeister is responsible of the European Expansion region of eBay, including France, Italy and Spain, with a focus in expanding the eBay business into new European markets and leading cross-border trade across the area.

He joined eBay in 2004 as Marketing Director in France and was appointed Manager for the French eBay marketplace in 2007. Before his actual role, he used to be Vice President of Marketing, Operations and Advertising of eBay Europe.

Alexander started his career as a brand manager at Procter & Gamble in Mexico before working as a strategic consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton in London. The economist led the Department of International Strategic Marketing for Telefónica Móviles in Madrid before joining eBay.