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Instacart Hires Facebook Exec As CEO

Instacart has named Fidji Simo, 35, as CEO, effective Aug. 2. Simo, who joined Instacart's Board of Directors in January, is a consumer technology industry veteran, having spent more than 15 years leading the operations, strategy and product development for some of the world's leading businesses. “Simo has been the mastermind behind many of Facebook's biggest launches, including News Feed, Stories, Groups, Video, Marketplace, Gaming, News, Dating, Ads and more,” per Progressive Grocer. “Simo is also extremely active in the diversity, equity and inclusion space.”

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