Former Betfair CFO Stephen Morana joins Zoopla

STEPHEN MORANA has been named as chief financial officer for Zoopla Property Group, the company behind online property brands and

Morana, who spent ten years at Betfair Group, serving as CFO from 2006, takes up the position with effect from mid-April, the company said.

He was replaced as CFO at the online bookmakers by Alexander Gersh in November last year, having announced his intention to leave the company in September. Morana served as Betfair’s interim CEO from January 2012 until Breon Corcora was appointed in August.

Alex Chesterman, founder & CEO of Zoopla Property Group said: “We are delighted to be welcoming Stephen as CFO. He is a well-regarded, highly able addition to our senior team and joins us with a wealth of experience at an important time for our business. We are looking to continue to grow our brands and services and Stephen’s experience will be invaluable to us in our quest to become the UK’s leading online property business.”

Since its launch five years ago, Zoopla now attracts over 30 million visits per month to its websites.

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