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 »


Singapore’s Alpha7 appoints new COO, CMO

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Singapore-based business cloud enabler Alpha7 has inducted Brian Parkinson as chief operating officer and Kenneth Lim as chief marketing officer to its team. Alpha7 provides cloud technology solutions, advisory services and technical expertise for businesses in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Alpha7 was launched in January 2014 by Lynette Seah, an ex-VP of… Read more »


Capital Markets Malaysia appoints Azhar Zabidi as CEO

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The Securities Commission Malaysia‘s (SC) Capital Markets Malaysia has appointed Azhar Zabidi as chief executive officer, to head the dedicated capital markets promotion organisation. Azhar’s appointment will take effect on September 1, 2015. He will lead promotional efforts to advance the international profile of the Malaysian capital markets for investment and fund… Read more »


VN People Dealbook: Sabeco and Habeco replace chairmen, central bank dismisses DongA Bank key executives

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Changes in personnel at the top level at several Vietnamese businesses have taken place. At DongA Bank, following its recently exposed financial problems, its chief executive Tran Phuong Binh and deputy CEO Nguyen Thi Ngoc Van had to step down, to be replaced by people from the Bank for Investment… Read more »


MY Dealbook: DiGi.Com gets new chairman, TMS loses CEO, LaFarge’s new president, Raya International head leaves

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Corporate Malaysia has seen some changes around its top management in the past ten days, as DiGi.Com, TMS, LaFarge and Raya International reshuffled their leaders. DiGi.Com’s new chairman, Morten Sørby Telecommunications group DiGi.Com Bhd has named a new chairman, Morten Karlsen Sørby, who is assuming the role from Sigve Brekke…. Read more »