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CarGurus’ chief operating officer explains why the online car marketplace chose Dublin for its EMEA headquarters

25th March, 2018
Shane Nolan of SVP tech, consumer and business services at IDA Ireland; Michael D’Arcy, Minister of State; and Sam Zales, chief operating manager, CarGurus

The online automotive marketplace CarGurus established EMEA headquarters in Dublin in 2016 a decade after its launch in the US with TripAdvisor's co-founder Langley Steinert at the helm.

The Dublin office was the Massachusetts company’s first outside of the US and reflected the calibre of the candidates on offer in the Irish market, according to Sam Zales, chief operating officer at CarGurus.

“We looked very carefully at multiple markets for our European headquarters and...

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