Paris Philippou has been appointed as Game & DionWired e-Commerce & Digital Director, November 2019.
In his new role, Paris will be joining the Board of Directors, responsible for developing and implementing the E-commerce and Digital strategy and related go-to-market plans. His experience in creating unique strategies for e-commerce together with digital innovations and transformation will help drive and evolve the shopping experience for the organisation’s customers.
Andrew Stein, Makro Marketing and eCommerce Director says, “Paris comes with deep eCommerce experience in a multi-format retail environment where he led a sizeable team of eCommerce and digital professionals. His can-do attitude, tenacity and digital prowess will be hugely valuable in spearheading Game’s eCommerce journey.”
Commenting on the recent appointment Paris says, “This role is an ideal opportunity for me to drive innovation and change across both Game and Dion Wired’s digital offering. I look forward to leading the digital team through the next phase of the organization’s digital evolution.”
When asked about his experience working with Homecoming Revolution, he says, “I have been very impressed with the approach and professionalism with Homecoming Revolution. The personal touch and real interest in who I am and how I can add value to Game and DionWired makes all the difference at the end of the day.”
Paris is passionate about the digital space as well as strategy, innovation, building brands, and customer-centricity. He is also a board member for E-commerce Forum Africa, a non-profit with a goal to drive the growth of e-commerce in Africa by increasing awareness, confidence and capability of the e-commerce industry.
He previously worked as Divisional Executive E-commerce and Digital for the Edcon Group.