Wayfair Names Naspers’ Rodrigues to Board

Romero Rodrigues

Romero Rodrigues

BOSTON-Romero Rodrigues, global CEO for comparison shopping at Naspers, has been appointed to Wayfair’s board of directors.

Rodrigues oversees comparison shopping platforms in emerging markets for Naspers, a South African multinational mass-media company. He was also co-founder of Buscape Co., a digital commerce group of which Naspers acquired 91 percent in 2009. He also is a member of the Endeavor Brazil Board, a global nonprofit organization which supports entrepreneurs.

Niraj Shah, CEO, co-chairman and co-founder of Wayfair, described Rodrigues as “a great visionary in the e-commerce world. We are honored to have him join our board and welcome his guidance as we continue to build Wayfair globally as a leading online destination for home goods.”