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Jul 28, 2022

CarGurus hires general counsel

Javier Zamora previously worked at Converse and Nike

Nasdaq-listed CarGurus has hired Javier Zamora as general counsel, reporting to CEO Jason Trevisan.

Zamora most recently was general counsel of Converse, a stand-alone subsidiary of Nike. In that role he was a member of the executive team responsible for global enterprise legal, regulatory, compliance and corporate secretarial functions. He was also executive sponsor of the Converse Mosaic Employee Network and co-chair of its Military Veterans Network.

According to his LinkedIn profile, before his time with Converse Zamora spent 13 years with Nike in a number of senior legal roles. His responsibilities included supply chain, manufacturing, sourcing, IT, IP, brand marketing, compliance, ethics, operations, logistics and social and community impact matters.

He began his legal career in corporate and securities law for Hinshaw & Culbertson. In addition to his legal work, Zamora has served as an officer in both the Army and Navy Reserves, including a tour of active duty in Iraq.

CarGurus is an online platform for buying and selling vehicles.

Trevisan says in a statement: ‘I’m thrilled to welcome Javier to CarGurus. He brings both extensive legal experience and a strong track record of leading diverse teams – and as CarGurus seeks to give people the power to reach their destination, Javier’s leadership will play a key part in that journey.’

Ben Maiden

Ben Maiden is the editor-at-large of Governance Intelligence, an IR Media publication, having joined the company in December 2016. He is based in New York. Ben was previously managing editor of Compliance Reporter, covering regulatory and compliance...