Naspers/Prosus CEO steps down, M&A chief Tu takes the helm

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By Toby Sterling and Tannur Anders JOHANNESBURG/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -Bob van Dijk has stepped down as the long-time CEO of Dutch technology investor Prosus and its South African parent company Naspers, with M&A chief Ervin Tu taking both positions on an interim basis. The companies, whose main asset is Prosus’s 26% stake in Chinese tech giant Tencent worth about $100 billion, did not give a reason for Van Dijk’s departure. But it coincides with a restructuring in Naspers/Prosus relations, with Prosus no longer holding shares in Naspers. Tu, a former manager at SoftBank’s Vision Fund, takes ove…

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