People Digest: Lazada’s Bittner joins Vestiaire; Lafarge Malaysia chief gets new role

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Lafarge Malaysia Berhad President and CEO Mario Gross has been assigned to a new role within the holding company, LafargeHolcim Group.

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Oyo Hotels ropes in former IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh as new CEO

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Ghosh, who had stepped down from IndiGo in July this year and joined as an advisor to Tata Trusts later, was responsible for launching international operations of the airline.


The meteoric rise of Kalyan Krishnamurthy at India’s Flipkart

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With Flipkart’s umbilical cord with its founders truly severed, Flipkart is dependent at the senior level on Krishnamurthy.


Motilal Oswal PE top executive Vishal K Gupta quits: Report

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At MOPE, he has been responsible for deal sourcing, deal evaluation, fundraising, investing and portfolio monitoring.


People Digest: Ola HR head resigns; Jaideep Dang to head JLL hotels biz

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In another big exit, Susheel Balakrishnan has resigned from his post of Chief People Officer at the Indian ride-hailing firm Ola.


UBP said to hire about 15 bankers from BNP Paribas in Asia

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Most of the former BNP bankers are based in Hong Kong, with the remainder in Singapore.


Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal resigns following misconduct probe

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Bansal said he would continue to hold his substantial stake in Flipkart and remain a member of its board.


DBS names Tan Su Shan head of institutional banking arm amid rejig

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Tan Su Shan, currently leading DBS’ consumer banking and wealth management division, will take up her new post at IBG on Feb. 1.


Noble set to rope in former Morgan Stanley banker as next chairman

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Noble’s next chairman will be tasked with steering the company into profitability as it transforms itself into an Asian-centric trader mainly dealing with coal, freight and liquefied natural gas.


People Digest: LJ Partnership names MD for HK arm; Franklin Templeton appoints head for ANZ region

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LJ Partnership has appointed Neil O’Brien as managing director of Guggenheim Investment Advisors (Hong Kong) Limited while Franklin Templeton Investments Australia has appointed a senior director to lead its institutional business.