Nov 26, 2018 - Technology

Airbnb names Amazon vet Dave Stephenson as CFO

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Airbnb has named its new chief financial officer: Dave Stephenson, a 17-year Amazon veteran who currently serves as CFO of its worldwide consumer group.

Why it matters: Airbnb needed to fill this position in order to properly prepare for an IPO. It had been empty since Laurence "L.T." Tosi left in early February.

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