* For banks, enterprise value is substituted with market cap. Source: Bloomberg Finance L.P.
eBay appears in the following brand league tables:
Rank 86 in the
Global 500 2013.
Rank 11 in the Best Retail Brands 2012.
Rank 98 in the Global 500 2012.
Rank 14 in the Best Retail Brands 2011.
Rank 115 in the Global 500 2011.
Rank 168 in the Global 500 2010.
Rank 171 in the Global 500 2009.
Rank 128 in the Global 500 2008.
Rank 107 in the Global 250 2007.
2013 brand performance*
* Figures taken on 31st December 2012.
2012 brand performance*
* Figures taken on 31st December 2011.
2011 brand performance*
* Figures taken on 31st December 2010.
2010 brand performance*
* Figures taken on 31st December 2009.
Brandirectory user rating*
* Average values from a total of 2 votes.
Geography and products
The company is headquartered in California, USA but operates globally. It employs just under 20,000 individuals. In addition it has over 725,000 content developers registered to with its e-commerce platforms to create new programs, applications, tools and designs.
President and Chief Executive Officer
As President and CEO of eBay Inc. since March 31, 2008, John has global responsibility for growing the company's e-commerce and payments businesses, which include eBay Marketplaces and PayPal.
John joined eBay in February 2005 as President of eBay Marketplaces, responsible for all elements of eBay's global e-commerce businesses. In this role, he focused on expanding eBay's core business, which accounts for a large percentage of the company's revenues. John also oversaw a number of strategic acquisitions, including Shopping.com, StubHub and classifieds sites, such as Gumtree and LoQUo. During his three-year tenure as President of Marketplaces, revenues and profits for the division doubled.
Prior to eBay, John spent more than 20 years at Bain & Company, a worldwide consulting firm based in Boston. Starting as an Associate Consultant, John rose to become the firm's CEO, where he oversaw Bain's 30 offices and 3,000 employees.
In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for eBay Inc. and Intel Corp., John is also on the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College. John received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.