“It’s a good time to pass the baton to someone with fresh eyes and a full tank of gas,’ says Macdonald, who stepped up from CTO to CEO at Trade Me.
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Trade Me CEO Jon MacDonald has a new baby son, so he’s after a camera. CEO or not, he’s out there bidding on Trade Me like any other Kiwi. He joined Trade Me in 2003 to manage the technical team. In June 2007 he graduated to general manager, when CEO and founder Sam Morgan took a step back from the company, bought by Fairfax in 2006.