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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 »

Oblak Tabbed as Wayfair GM

Steve Oblakw

BOSTON—Wayfair has promoted Steve Oblak to senior vice president and general manager of wayfair.com, the retailer’s flagship e-commerce brand. Oblak’s appointment to this newly created position puts him in charge of strategy and execution for the wayfair.com brand. He reports directly to Niraj Shah, Wayfair’s CEO and co-founder. Oblak has been with Wayfair for almostMore »

Wayfair Tabs Savarese as COO

James Savarese

BOSTON-James Savarese has been promoted to chief operating officer of Wayfair, a new position for the online home furnishings retailer. Savarese is responsible for the company’s key operations functions throughout the world. He oversees sales, customer service, the supply chain, merchandise operations and third-party partner programs. He reports directly to Niraj Shah, Wayfair’s CEO andMore »

Wayfair Posts 55 Percent Revenue Increase for 2013

Wayfair.com

BOSTON-Online home retailer Wayfair reported total 2013 revenue of $915 million, 55 percent ahead of 2012’s revenue, according to a company statement. The company benefited from steady growth in its home brands throughout last year, along with strong holiday sales in the fourth quarter. Niraj Shah, CEO and Wayfair’s co-founder, said the company had expectedMore »

Wayfair.com Tabs Fleisher as CFO

Michael Fleisher

BOSTON-Michael Fleisher has been named chief financial officer of wayfair.com. In his new position, Fleisher is in charge of the home furnishings website’s financial affairs. He reports to Niraj Shah, CEO and co-founder of wayfair.com. Fleisher succeeds Nicholas Malone, who has been named the site’s chief administrative officer, overseeing finance, legal affairs, human resources andMore »