At Adevinta, we believe everything and everyone has a purpose in life. Our selection of digital brands unlock the full value in every person, place and thing by creating perfect matches on the world’s most trusted marketplaces.
With trusted brands that enjoy leading market positions, Adevinta operates a resilient business model at the centre of the second-hand economy at the time when consumers are seeking more sustainable and cost-efficient ways to buying products.
Sustainability is in our DNA, and we are recognised as a global sustainability leader by DJSI Europe. By providing marketplaces where people buy and sell second-hand goods, we contribute to the circular economy and help people live more sustainably.
At Adevinta we'll stay ahead of the curve by using innovation, curiosity and technology to develop products that help everyone and everything find new purpose.
We're all about matchmaking, and we take the same approach to hiring. But it's not just about finding the right skills for the job. It's also about making sure the role and the culture are the right match too.
We care about gaining and keeping the trust of our users, customers and stakeholders by acting responsibly, promoting sustainability and protecting the environment.
We invest in companies with tangible traction, a potential to scale beyond their domestic market, and who we can support with more than just financial resource.
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Sophie Javary has over 30 years of experience in investment banking, both within M&A and ECM. She is currently Vice-Chairman CIB EMEA at BNP Paribas.
Her previous roles include Head of Corporate Finance, EMEA at BNP Paribas (2014 to 2018), Senior Banker at BNP Paribas (2011 to 2013) and 16 years at Rothschild & Co (1994 to 2011), where she was appointed as General Partner in 2002.
Sophie was Director, Head of ECM origination in France at Baring Brothers France from 1993 to 1994 and held various positions at Banque Indosuez in Paris (1989 to 1992) and at Bank of America (1981 to 1986). She is a Board member of the Elior Group and of the think tank EuropaNova, and has been decorated with the French Légion d’Honneur.
Sophie is a graduate of HEC Paris with a certificate from the international management programme following six months at the Fundação Getulio Vargas of São Paulo, Brazil, and six months at the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration.