Digital commerce provider strengthens executive team to further accelerate international expansion and digital commerce innovation.

NANTERRE, France and SAN FRANCISCO, California (November 9, 2012) – Digital commerce provider Nexway announced that it has appointed Gilles Fabre as Managing Director.

An experienced international e-commerce executive, Mr. Fabre’s primary mission will be to accelerate the company’s international expansion. Mr. Fabre’s key focuses will include identification of the most attractive business opportunities, market launch of relevant new managed digital commerce solutions, and development of strategic partnerships that will ensure long-term development for the company. Mr. Fabre will lead an international team of seven executives, based in Paris, San Francisco, Tokyo and Frankfurt.

“We are very excited to have Gilles Fabre join Nexway. Gilles’ e-commerce expertise, business acumen, and managerial track record are welcome additions to Nexway as we accelerate our global business expansion,” says Gilles Ridel, Nexway Founder and CEO.

Prior to joining Nexway, Mr. Fabre was Deputy CEO of Smartbox™, now Smart&co™, a global leader in the pre-packaged gift experience market with annual revenues of 350 million euros at the time. Earlier, Mr. Fabre was head of e-commerce and CRM at home improvement retailer Lapeyre™, a subsidiary of Saint Gobain™, and before that co-created French CRM agency Come&Stay™. Mr. Fabre started his career at strategy consulting firm McKinsey™ where he spent five years in the @McKinsey lab focused on digital strategies. Mr. Fabre holds an MSc in Management from HEC Business School in Paris.

About Nexway

Nexway ( is a leading provider of global managed e-commerce solutions for publishers and online retailers of downloadable PC software products, PC video games and Android™ apps. The company’s white label online stores, in-app stores and app stores boost revenue of digital software products, video games, and apps with purchase, freemium, trial, subscription and item sales revenue models. Nexway is based in Nanterre, France and has subsidiaries in the USA, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Spain, Luxemburg, Morocco, Poland, Switzerland, and Japan. Leading companies who rely on Nexway include retailers Orange™, Yahoo! Japan™, Kurio™, Softwareload™, Best Buy™, Pão de Açucar™, and Amazon™ and publishers Kaspersky™, IMSI®/Design, Adobe™, SEGA™, Electronic Arts™, ESET™ and AVAST Software™.

Media Contact

Gilles Fabre – Managing Director