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Barra quits Xiaomi to return to US

Monday 23 January 2017 | 10:19 CET | News
Hugo Barra announced he is leaving Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi in order to return to Silicon Valley. He joined Xiaomi 3.5 years ago from Google, where he was VP for Android product management. As vice president of international at Xiaomi he helped lead the Chinese company's expansion to India and other markets around the world. Barra said in a post on Facebook that the job in China had taken a "huge toll on my life and started affecting my health". He decided Xiaomi was "in a very good place on its global expansion path" and now was the right time to return home. While thanking Xiaomi

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / Xiaomi
Countries: China / World
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