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Wayfair Names Naspers’ Rodrigues to Board

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 isMore »

Last updated: July 29, 2014

Massmart Head Pattison to Step Down

Grant Pattison

JOHANNESBURG-Grant Pattison, CEO of South African retailer Massmart (in which Walmart holds a majority stake) will leave his post on June 1. Guy Hayward, currently chief operating office, will become CEO at that time, in accordance with the company’s succession plan. Pattison’s future plans were not announced in a Massmart statement. Pattison joined Massmart inMore »

Last updated: April 14, 2014