Simon Carson has joined Jayride as its first Chief Commercial
Simon will be responsible for streamlining
operations and helping to profitably scale the fast-growing
business while giving company founder and Managing Director, Rod
Bishop, more time to focus on strategic growth initiatives.
Simon has held high-level management, strategy
and revenue generation roles at many leading online marketplace
and e-commerce businesses in Australia and the UK including Fulfilio, Oneflare, Fairfax Media, TrueLocal and eBay.
“Jayride has come a long way in a short time and
is now clearly established as the leading online airport transfer
marketplace,” Simon said. “The prospect of helping Jayride grow
sustainably and profitably is very exciting, there’s a great team
in place and a lot of opportunities.”
Jayride today facilitates the booking of
over 1,000 passenger trips every day to and from hundreds of
airports around the world.
Simon will be based in Sydney, Australia.