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Retail appointments of the week

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Lazada appoints new Group CEO Alibaba’s Southeast Asian e-commerce arm, Lazada, has named James Dong as its new group CEO as competition in the region’s Shopee-dominated market steps up.  In his new role, Dong will oversee Lazada’s expansion into Europe. The 42-year-old CEO will succeed Chun Li, who will continue to serve as adviser to the group’s chairperson, Jiang Fan, and as a member of Lazada’s board of directors.  Formerly with McKinsey & Co, Dong was head of globali