• Xiaomi's former head of international Hugo Barra lands IPO windfall

    4 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Xiaomi's IPO in Hong Kong may not have been the smash hit that the company was hoping for , but the listing is a major financial windfall for one former employee: Xiaomi's ex-head of international Hugo Barra.
    Barra joined Xiaomi in 2013 from Google, where he had been a senior executive in charge of Android, but he departed the Chinese company last year to join Facebook , where he leads the social network's VR push. It's conventional for staff to lose stock options when they depart a business ahead of schedule - and before their vesting period - but that didn't apply in the case of Barra...
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