Zilingo CFO Perry Resigns to Return to Citigroup for Tech Deals

The logo of Zilingo Pte is displayed on a window at the company's office in Singapore.

Photographer: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg

James Perry, chief financial officer of Singapore’s Zilingo Pte, has resigned from the online fashion marketplace, according to people familiar with the matter, marking a high-profile departure at the once-flourishing startup that has struggled since the coronavirus outbreak.

Perry will return to Citigroup Inc. as Singapore-based managing director and co-head of technology investment banking for Asia Pacific, the people said, asking not to identified because the information is private.

Zilingo didn’t immediately provide a comment. Perry declined to comment when reached on Monday.

The veteran dealmaker joined Zilingo about a year ago after the startup secured a funding from investors including Temasek Holdings Pte and Sequoia Capital in early 2019. Before that, Perry had served as managing director and head of technology investment banking for Citigroup in Asia

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Science and Technology Minister resigns, then changes mind – Inside Israel

Izhar Shay
Izhar Shay

Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash 90

Defense Minister Benny Gantz met on Thursday night with Science and Technology Minister Izhar Shay who was considering resigning from the government due to the hermetic lockdown.

The two discussed the goings on of recent days and reached agreements on the continuation of Minister Shay’s work as a key member of the Blue and White party.

Gantz and Shay discussed common values, their common desire to “put Israel first” and the desire to create a unifying discourse in Israeli society.

They agreed to define the war against the coronavirus epidemic as a top priority that will continue to be professionally led by Minister Shay within the party and as a member of the Coronavirus Cabinet.

The Minister of Defense stressed his great appreciation for Shay and his work for the citizens of Israel and their health within the Coronavirus Cabinet and under the leadership

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Texas Tech softball coach resigns after review of program

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Six weeks after a USA TODAY Sports investigation led to the firing of Texas Tech’s women’s basketball coach amid allegations of player abuse, the school’s softball coach resigned Tuesday night amid similar circumstances.

As part of a recent response to an open-records request from USA TODAY Sports for documents concerning allegations against softball coach Adrian Gregory, Texas Tech had said in a statement that it was conducting an internal review “to assess the overall culture and student-athlete well-being within the program.”

 Texas Tech athletics spokesman Robert Giovannetti said Tuesday afternoon that the review had been completed Monday night.

 On Tuesday evening, Gregory said in a statement from the school: “At this time, I have found it best to part ways with Texas Tech University and its softball program. I have truly loved Lubbock and the relationships I have built here. I

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