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Kogan employs David Shafer to lead UK expansion

Kogan Technologies, run by Australian entrepreneur and Dynamic Business cover star Ruslan Kogan today announced it has secured David Shafer as General Manager of Global Operations.

David ShaferRuslan Kogan is an increasingly busy man, having the distinction of being the only entrepreneur with two companies in BRW’s 2010 Fast Starters list, with Kogan Technologies and Milan Direct both making the cut. Ruslan Kogan will remain as CEO of the company, with David Shafer leading Kogan’s worldwide expansion plans, including a push into the UK.

“David Shafer is an extremely talented manager and a natural leader. He received one of the quickest ever promotions to Senior Associate at Arnold Bloch Leibler, and has been a pivotal adviser to Kogan since the beginning.”

“David will be responsible for the continued growth of the Kogan brand in Australia, and managing our entry into new markets, beginning with the UK in the near future.”

David Shafer said the move to Kogan was a huge opportunity.

“While I loved being part of Australia’s most innovative law firm, the opportunity to help build Kogan’s business was irresistible.

“Kogan is one of the fastest-growing, most exciting and outspoken Australian companies.

“I’m thrilled to be in charge of expanding the business and ensuring our success is replicated in markets around the world,” Shafer said.

David Shafer begins his role as General Manager of Global Operations at Kogan on November 1, 2010.

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