People Digest: Flipkart CEO takes charge of HR operations; PharmEasy gets new CTO

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Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy will now also oversee the human resources department, while pharmacy aggregator PharmEasy has hired Nishu Goyal as its chief technology officer. Flipkart CEO takes charge of HR operations Recently-appointed CEO of Flipkart, Kalyan Krishnamurthy, will now also oversee the human resources department as the e-commerce giant scouts for a… Read more »


LeEco saga: Jia Yueting’s crumbling empire

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LeEco founder Jia to step down amid continued financial troubles.


People: Swiss bank Lombard Odier gets new Asia CEO; SimCorp appoints AsiaPac MD

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The firm’s current Asia head Vincent Duhamel will become the Chairman of Asia Board


People: 1MDB-hit Falcon private bank head quits; Christie’s gets Chairman for Asia

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Sources say, the bank does not expect any other top level changes


Barclays to hire 100 staff in global private banking push

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Its second attempt in the last seven years to win more business from wealthy clients.


China: LeEco founder resigns as CEO of main listed unit, will continue as chairman

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The founder of LeEco, a cash-strapped Chinese Netflix-to-Tesla-like conglomerate, has stepped down as the head of the group’s main listed unit, amid a wider restructuring that seeks to isolate successful businesses from struggling operations. A stock exchange filing from Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corp Beijing, a Shenzhen-listed video-streaming business,… Read more »


SoftBank’s Son chases boyhood dreams with $100b fund

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With the Vision Fund, Son vows to become the biggest investor in tech.


SoftBank looks to beef up team with technology experts

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To help make game-changing tech investments.