Omaha, NE — June 6, 2016 — Proxibid, the world’s most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, today announced that James Hajek has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer to lead Proxibid’s financial operations and investor relations teams. James brings with him a wealth of experience in positioning investor-backed companies for growth, managing private equity relationships, and working proactively with executive and management teams to achieve profitability.
“We are very fortunate to have someone with James’s background join our team,” said Ryan Downs, President and CEO of Proxibid. “I am impressed with his ability to lead financial teams in complex businesses, and look forward to learning from him as Proxibid grows. James’s addition to the team will help ensure the financial health of our company as we continue to innovate and invest in new products and services for buyers and sellers of highly valued items.”
James joins Proxibid from Corepoint Health, LLC, where he served as Chief Financial Officer responsible for all financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, treasury, tax, investor relations, debt compliance, contracts, and all aspects of HR, legal and risk management. Prior to Corepoint Health, James was Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Operations for Pivot3, Inc., where he helped the company grow its revenues and finalize a growth capital equity round with Samsung Ventures. He also served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Strategic Programs at GE Asset intelligence, Inc., Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Terion, Inc. and has held financial leadership positions at Marconi, and CS Wireless Systems, Inc.
“I am thrilled to join the Proxibid team,” said James Hajek. “Proxibid is in the midst of an exciting high-growth high-energy stage as the leading online marketplace for high value items, and I am looking forward to rolling up my sleeves and helping the company achieve its ambitious goals.”
Proxibid’s online Marketplace connects buyers and sellers of highly valued items across 15 categories representing all major inventory classes. The company offers the most sophisticated risk management system in the industry, with a 0.15 percent non-pay rate no other provider can match. That, combined with Proxibid’s robust online platform, which ensures 99.9+ percent uptime, is why more than 3,300 sellers and buyers from 190 countries across the globe trust Proxibid.
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Proxibid provides auction companies and asset owners with access to the most trusted way to buy and sell highly valued items online. More than $4 billion in inventory passes through Proxibid’s Marketplace annually via live and timed auctions, and Buy Now and Make Offer capabilities, across 15 categories that include heavy equipment; industrial machinery; real estate; fine art; antiques and collectibles, and more.
Founded in 2001, Proxibid is headquartered in Omaha, NE with offices in South Sioux City, NE and London. For more information about Proxibid, please visit www.proxibid.com.