Skype, the Internet communications division of Ebay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), announced two key personnel changes Friday.
Alex Kazim, Skypeâ€™s President, will be leaving Skype in January to return to eBay. Henry Gomez, Skypeâ€™s Chief Marketing Office and Director of Country Operations will take his place.
Alex has helped me and Skypeâ€™s executive team take the company to the next level, said Niklas ZennstrÃ¶m, Skype's CEO. â€œWithout Alex, Skype would not be as far along as it is today.
Kazim, an 8-year eBay veteran, joined Skype immediately following eBayâ€™s acquisition of the company 14 months ago. He was responsible for product development and innovation at Skype.
Gomez is a 7-year eBay veteran who joined Skype in November 2005 as general manager for North America, and built Skypeâ€™s US and Canadian business operations before becoming the companyâ€™s CMO.