Amsterdam, 30 October 2023 - Catawiki, Europe’s leading online marketplace for special objects, is pleased to announce Morten Valther Graae Joergensen as the new Vice President of Interiors. Last year, Catawiki sold more than half a million Interiors objects, and the first six months of this year have recorded double-digit growth.
Top tier Design sold at Catawiki from left to right: Eleanora Peduzzi-Riva, Heinz Ulrich, and Ueli Berger - De Sede - Sofa - ds600 snake, sold for €19.000 | Afra Scarpa, Tobia Scarpa - B&B Italia, Maxalto - Chairs, sold for €18.500 | Francois Xavier Lalanne - Sculpture, sold for €18.750.
Born and raised in Aarhus, Denmark, Joergensen was immersed in Interior Design from a young age thanks to his parents' successful ventures in the industry. Over the course of his career, he has held various leadership positions at internationally renowned interior brands such as Vitra, Ege Carpets, and Haworth. Joergensen's expertise led him to oversee global market expansions in the Middle East, India, and Asia Pacific. For the past five years, he has led his consultancy agency, helping large brands in the design industry with their strategy, international management, and market development.
Morten Joergensen comments, “I’m very excited to join Catawiki at such an incredible time in the company’s history and work alongside its passionate design and interior experts. The demand for unique and special Interior objects is growing, and Catawiki is uniquely positioned to deliver quality and variety while remaining accessible. I look forward to delivering on the many opportunities ahead of us.”
“I’m thrilled that Morten is joining Catawiki. His industry background and experience at renowned manufacturers such as Vitra will be incredibly impactful at Catawiki. The interest in Interiors has reached unprecedented heights, and Morten will help make Catawiki the number one destination for design enthusiasts globally,” says Frederik de Beer, Chief Commercial Officer at Catawiki.
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Catawiki is the leading online marketplace for special objects to pursue personal passions. Each week, over 75,000 items are auctioned - each reviewed and selected by Catawiki's hundreds of in-house experts specializing in art, design, jewelry, fashion, classic cars, collectibles, and more. To date, the platform has sold over fifteen million objects and generated sales of nearly half a billion euros in 2022 alone. Discover special objects on catawiki.com or download the app.
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