RISMEDIA, July 9, 2009-Move, Inc. announced the appointment of Robert J. Krolik as chief financial officer, effective July 20, 2009. According to the company, Krolik brings 18 years of consumer market and public company experience to Move, most recently as vice president, global finance operations at eBay, Marketplaces division and previously as chief financial officer at Shopping.com, DigitalThink, and Karna LLC. Based at Move’s office in Campbell, California, Krolik will oversee corporate finance, accounting, facilities and investor relations, and will report to Move, Inc., Chief Executive Officer, Steve Berkowitz.
Krolik succeeds Move’s Chief Financial Officer Lew Belote, who plans to assist with the transition through September 4, 2009.
“Rob brings an outstanding track record of success to his new role at Move and I look forward to having him become a key strategic member of our executive team,” said Steve Berkowitz, chief executive officer of Move, Inc. “He brings a unique financial and business perspective to the Company that I’m confident will be invaluable as we move rapidly towards our next level of growth.”
Prior to joining Move, Krolik served as vice president, global finance operations at eBay, Marketplaces division. While in this role, Krolik led efforts to restructure the company’s financial architecture, resulting in a realigned cost-structure that enabled the company to achieve greater scale. In addition, Krolik also served as head of finance for eBay’s Marketplace International business. Prior to eBay, Krolik served as vice president and chief financial officer at Shopping.com in which he played an important role in the company’s initial public offering, and he was also instrumental in leading the company’s sale to eBay in September 2005. In addition, Krolik served as chief financial officer at DigitalThink from 2001 to 2004 and previously at Karna LLC from 1999 to 2001.
“I’m excited to join Move’s talented leadership team of executives at this pivotal point in the Company’s history,” said Krolik. “The tremendous level of optimism, energy and talent at Move were significant reasons influencing my decision to take on this new role. I’m looking forward to developing opportunities that will benefit our customers, shareholders and employees.”
Krolik began his career in 1991 at Arthur Andersen LLP before moving to SRI Consulting as director of finance from 1997 to 1999. Krolik holds a Bachelors, Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and is a certified public accountant.
For more information, visit www.move.com.