Naspers: Aileen O'Toole

Aileen O'Toole has been Senior VP of Human Resources at Naspers since May 2014.

She has almost two decades of HR leadership experience in fast-growing hi-tech and e-commerce companies. She has previously worked at the Telenor group and eBay, where she spent 10 years as the HR head for eBay EMEA and Global Classifieds. During that time, she focused on business performance through effective talent strategy & practice, while she also worked with businesses in the online payments, online comparison-shopping and eTail sectors.


May 2014 – Present:     Senior VP, Human Resources, Naspers

Nov 2011 – May 2015:  VP, Human Resources, EMEA & eBay Classifieds Group,


Apr 2007 – Nov 2011:   Senior Director of Human Resources, Global Classifieds

                                      Group, eBay

Apr 2006 – Mar 2007:   HR Manager, International,, eBay

Apr 2005 – Mar 2006:   Senior HR Manager, PayPal Europe Operations, eBay


1995 - 1996:                   MBS, Strategic Management and Planning, University

                                       College Dublin

1994 - 1995:                   Post Graduate Diploma, Business Studies, University

                                       College Dublin

1990 - 1994:                   BA Hons, History and Politics, University College Dublin

About Naspers

Founded in 1915, Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 130 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities. It runs some of the world’s leading platforms in the internet, video entertainment, and media.

Naspers companies connect people to each other and the wider world, help people improve their daily lives, and entertain audiences with the best of local and global content. Every day, millions of people use the products and services of companies that Naspers has invested in, acquired or built, including Avito, Brainly, Codecademy, eMAG, Flipkart, letgo, Media24, Movile, MultiChoice, OLX, PayU, ShowMax, SimilarWeb, Twiggle, and Udemy.