Meet Devin Wenig
By: eBay Inc. Staff
Introducing Devin Wenig, President of eBay Marketplaces, who will become CEO of the new eBay Inc.
As president of eBay Marketplaces, Devin Wenig leads the eBay, classifieds and StubHub businesses globally. He will become CEO of the new eBay company when eBay and PayPal separate into independent publicly traded companies in 2015. As CEO of eBay, Devin will lead a new eBay Inc., consisting of the businesses that are today eBay Marketplaces and eBay Enterprises.
Devin brings a strong combination of global operating experience, deep leadership skills and understanding of global technology platforms to eBay. He is passionate about innovation and the intersection of technology and business. His mission at eBay has been enhancing its unique assets and capabilities to create new commerce experiences that provide value to customers and shareholders.
Devin joined the company in September 2011 after more than 18 years at Thomson Reuters, the global media organization, where he served as CEO of its largest division, Thomson Reuters Markets, from April 2008 to August 2011. In that role, he led the global financial services and media businesses, which provide information, analytics and technology services to professionals in the financial services, media, and corporate markets globally, as well as to individuals through its consumer media arm.
Prior to serving as CEO of Thomson Reuters Markets, Devin was Chief Operating Officer of Reuters Group PLC, the global media and technology company, from 2006 to 2008. In that role, he led Reuters’ consumer media and Internet strategy as well as all of the company’s data, information, and analytical products, the sales force, information technology, and global marketing, among other functions.
Before 2006, Devin served on the Reuters Board and held numerous positions in the organization, including leading several divisions from 2003 to 2006 as president of Business Divisions, with the responsibility of leading the revitalization of Reuters and its four business segments.
Devin received a BA from Union College, and a JD from Columbia University Law School.