February 22, 2021
Trustpilot Taps Tim Hilpert for Chief Operating Officer
London, New York, Copenhagen - February 22, 2021 - Trustpilot, a leading global review platform, today announced the appointment of Tim Hilpert as Chief Operating Officer. He will report to Trustpilot Founder and CEO Peter Holten Mühlmann.
Tim Hilpert will be responsible for overseeing the global day-to-day commercial, marketing, and product development operations, as the company continues its expansion in the U.K., U.S. and Europe. Tim will have a particular focus on operational scalability and growth.
“Tim’s experience in navigating business for major companies made him the right fit for this role,” Peter Mühlmann said. “While Trustpilot continues to grow, his understanding of our business and mission will take us to extraordinary levels.”
For 16 years, Tim Hilpert held various management and leadership positions at the OLX Group and eBay. In these roles, he successfully developed and scaled leading consumer businesses in such diverse markets as Germany, Eastern Europe, UAE, India and Latin America.
“I am exhilarated to join Trustpilot given all the company has accomplished to date,” Tim Hilpert said. “Given its bold ambition to be a universal symbol of trust for the Internet, I’m also acutely aware of how much more runway there is for further development, market penetration, and innovation. It’s truly an exciting time to be joining such a marvelous team.”
Trustpilot was founded in 2007 with a vision to create an independent currency of trust.
We are a digital platform that brings businesses and consumers together to foster trust and inspire collaboration. We are free to use, open to everybody and built on transparency.
Trustpilot hosts reviews to help consumers shop with confidence, and deliver rich insights to help businesses improve the experience they offer. The more consumers use our platform and share their own opinions; the richer the insights we offer businesses; and the more opportunities they have to earn the trust of consumers, from all around the world.
Over 120 million consumer reviews of businesses and products relating to over 530,000 domains have been posted on Trustpilot and those numbers are growing by more than one review per second.
Trustpilot has over 700 employees and is headquartered in Copenhagen, with operations in London, Edinburgh, New York, Denver, Melbourne, Berlin and Vilnius.