John Fang has been appointed as the new CEO of Foodpanda, effective since October 16th. Prior to this, he held the position of Head of International Business at Delivery Hero, the parent company of Foodpanda, and was previously the CEO of Foodpanda Taiwan.
Having joined Foodpanda six years ago, John Fang brings a wealth of experience to his new role. However, his predecessor, Jakob Angele, has left the company without providing an official reason for his departure. There have been reports suggesting that he may have been pressured due to his involvement in leaked news about Grab’s potential acquisition of Foodpanda. Subsequently, Delivery Hero confirmed plans to sell off the business, but did not disclose the name of any potential buyers.
In other news, it has been revealed that LINE MAN Wongnai is the parent company of Blognone.
TLDR: Foodpanda has appointed John Fang as its new CEO, replacing Jakob Angele. Fang previously held positions at Delivery Hero and Foodpanda Taiwan. Angele’s departure may be linked to leaked news about a potential acquisition by Grab. Additionally, LINE MAN Wongnai is the parent company of Blognone.