Claire Cobbledick is the new GM of Gumtree South Africa

Gumtree South Africa has appointed Claire Cobbledick as General Manager replacing Johan Nel who is moving abroad.

Cobbledick joined Gumtree SA in 2014 as Head of Marketing and became Head of Core Business in 2016.

She is a former MD of The Jupiter Drawing Room advertising agency in Cape Town and was marketing manager for Red Bull in SA.

Gumtree is the country’s biggest online classifieds site and currently has the highest volume of web traffic of any website in the country with 5.2m unique users per month. Cobbledick says “it’s a thrilling challenge to take on the GM role of such a thriving and important business that needs to constantly adjust to a very dynamic environment”.