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MatahariMall snares Zalora’s Hadi Wenas to steer online retail plans

Lippo Group, one of Indonesia’s largest business conglomerates, has appointed seasoned technology entrepreneur Hadi Wenas to head its online venture MatahariMall, highlighting its commitment to tap into the growing e-commerce industry.

Educated in the US’s Stanford University, Hadi was previously the co-chief executive of aCommerce, an end-to-end e-commerce logistics and service provider for Southeast Asia. He was also one of the founders of local online shopping platform Zalora Indonesia in 2012.

Lippo has brought on board several additional top executives to its latest enterprise, including Emirsyah Satar, former president director of national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia and former Google Indonesia country director Rudy Ramawy as chairman and vice chairman, respectively.

(Source: Jakarta Globe )