SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – 14 Apr, 2017 – iFood is pleased to announce it has appointed Carlos Eduardo Moyses as its new CEO. Moyses joins iFood at a time when the company holds a strong position in Latin America. He has eagerly taken on the opportunity to lead iFood through its next phase of growth, looking to expand in new geographical markets and accelerate product innovation and execution for customers.
Moyses has extensive experience in online products and services and has been leading online delivery businesses for five years having served for three years as CEO of Just Eat in Brazil and then, since the merger of two companies in 2014, as iFood’s CFO for the past two years. Since joining iFood, Moyses had critical involvement in the company delivering growth rates exceeding 100% per year.
“I’m very excited to continue my journey with iFood,” said Moyses. “iFood has a vast opportunity ahead as one of the largest and boldest food tech companies in the world. Placing our partners and customers at the center of our business has been a trademark of iFood since day one and our spectacular team, dedication to technology innovation, and momentum in the market position us well to deliver exceptional value to restaurants. ”
Over the past two years, iFood has experienced significant growth. With more than 3.7M consumers in four countries, iFood is a leading food tech company in Latin America.
Key milestones for iFood as of March 2017 include:
• 3.5 million monthly orders in Brazil
• Over 85% of sales via mobile application or mobile web
• Distribution in more than 100 cities throughout Latin America
• 12 continuous months of positive EBITDA in Brazil
iFood is a leading mobile technology company in Latin America that enables hungry customers to find, order and receive meals from restaurants and seeks to continue expanding its service to new restaurants while also helping existing restaurants grow their business by increasing their exposure and improving their income streams. iFood is backed by Movile, leader in mobile marketplaces and by Just Eat, the largest online food delivery group in the world, with a market value of more than USD 4.5 billion.
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