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EBay makes room for 200 more employees in Portland

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The California-based e-commerce giant has aggressive growth plans to expand its downtown office.

The company announced that its Portland-based Vice President of Mobile Product Kevin Hurst is taking over the general manager role of the Portland operation. The office consists of five floors, roughly 70,000 square feet at 1400 S.W. Fifth Ave.

When eBay landed in Portland, following the Critical Path acquisition, it inherited roughly 50 employees. A major driving force behind raising the company’s Portland profile is retention of the more than 200 employees it now has, as well as attraction of new employees.

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