TRUSTPILOT, the review platform on which customers rate companies, has appointed a former executive of flight search engine pioneer Skyscanner, Carolyn Jameson, as its chief legal and policy officer.

Ms Jameson, who sits on the investment advisory board of Glasgow-based Scottish Equity Partners and will continue in this role, will report to Trustpilot founder and chief executive officer Peter Holten Mühlmann.

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She will be part of Trustpilot’s executive leadership team and will be based in Denmark and the UK. Ms Jameson served as chief legal officer for Skyscanner and as head of international mergers and acquisitions for Ctrip, the Chinese group which bought the Scottish firm in 2016. She worked for Wolfson Microelectronics before joining Skyscanner and has served on the board of VisitScotland.

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Trustpilot, which employs about 750 people, noted it had more than 60 million reviews of more than 300,000 domains. It added that these reviews were seen more than three billion times each month by consumers globally.

Mr Mühlmann said: “Carolyn’s experience in helping brands navigate the issue of trust online makes her a fantastic addition to the team. As Trustpilot continues to grow and [pursue] its ambition to bring consumers and businesses together, Carolyn’s expertise will only help improve the experiences of everyone using the platform.”

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Ms Jameson said: “I am hugely excited to be joining Trustpilot at a time when it is continuing to grow more important every day.”