SoftBank Ex-COO to Lead Chinese Phenom Shein in Latin America
(Bloomberg) — Online retailer Shein has named former SoftBank Group Corp. executive Marcelo Claure to help run its Latin American business, a signature hire that could accelerate a global expansion by one of the world’s most valuable startups.
Claure, once a lieutenant to SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, will lead the region’s operations, according to a statement Tuesday. The former SoftBank chief operating officer will also make a $100 million personal investment in the company.
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