DHL Philippines appoints Shaikh as new country manager

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Logistics firm DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) Philippines Inc has appointed Imran Shaikh as its new country manager.

Myntra HR head quits, to move to advisory role

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Myntra’s human resources (HR) head Pooja Gupta is leaving the company ahead of a senior management overhaul planned by the online fashion retailer, three people familiar with the matter said. Myntra is looking for senior leaders in finance, marketing and technology under chief executive officer (CEO)-designate Ananth Narayanan, the people… Read more »


Ratan Tata joins IDG Ventures India as Advisor

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Ratan Tata, former chairman of Tata Sons, has joined IDG Ventures India as an advisor. This is the third venture capital firm he has joined, after Kalaari Capital and Jungle Ventures. As the top boss at Tata, one of India’s largest conglomerates, he had steered the group boldly into international… Read more »


Fashion e-tailer Zalora Indonesia names Anthony Fung as new chief

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Zalora Indonesia, an online fashion retailer, has appointed Anthony Fung as chief executive as the company seeks to double sales to 160 million clothes in the next two years. “Zalora is the market leader for fashion e-commerce in Indonesia. I feel honored to be chosen as its leader,” Fung said in a statement…. Read more »


India: Housing.com’s senior staff leaving, might join ex-CEO Rahul Yadav’s startup

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When Rahul Yadav was sacked from Housing.com – the startup he co-founded – it was supposed to start a period of relative calm; given that his penchant for controversial statements against investors had kept the company in the news for all the wrong reasons. As it turns out, Yadav is not done…. Read more »


Flipkart HR head steps down, to move to an advisory role

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Flipkart Ltd’s human resources (HR) head Mekin Maheshwari, one of the company’s earliest senior employees, will give up the position and move on to an advisory role—the latest senior executive level exit at India’s most valuable e-commerce firm. Maheshwari said he’s planning to work in the non-profit education sector by… Read more »


Standard Chartered names wealth head Hsu as Singapore CEO

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Standard Chartered, which has Temasek Holdings as its largest shareholder, announced Monday that Judy Hsu, currently its global wealth management head, will take over as the lender’s chief executive officer for Singapore. Hsu will take up this role from October 1, and will replace Neeraj Swaroop, who is leaving to… Read more »


First Philippine Holdings appoints Puno as president & COO

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First Philippine Holdings Corporation (FPH) appointed Friday Francis Giles Puno as its president and chief operating officer (COO) effective October 1, 2015.


India People Dealbook: Ex Microsoft exec Gollapali joins Yatra; Sudeep Tandon joins FreeCharge; Chaturvedi to head strategy at Mobikwik

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With India emerging as one of the world’s fastest growing e-commerce markets, it is not surprising that this sector is betting big on talent acquisition strategy to steer growth. The demand for experienced industry professionals continues to soar in this sunrise industry. Dealstreetasia captures some recent movements and new appointments… Read more »


Twitter appoints new head for Indonesia ops

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US Twitter Inc. has announced Roy Arnold Simangunsong as the new head of business for Indonesia, replacing Rick Mulia who returned to Wego in April after serving for less than a year. A 19 year veteran in the technology and digital advertising fields, Roy was previously the CEO of Okezone, an online… Read more »