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Controversial investor Shervin Pishevar resurfaces as “vice chairman” of Yeezy  

By Editor - Fri Sep 16, 1:17 am

Shervin Pishevar, an investor who left Silicon Valley for Miami after being accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women in 2017, has resurfaced in a role that will seem familiar to anyone who has tracked his career. According to a new report, Pishevar is now “vice chairman” of Yeezy, the consumer brand controlled by Kanye West, who legally changed his name to Ye last year. In a Fox Business piece today about Ye’s decision to end his relationship with the Gap (he terminated their partnership early and plans to launch his own retail stores ), Pishevar was quoted as an executive speaking on Ye’s behalf, saying: “There is only one Ye . . . His fingerprints are all over our modern lives, our culture, our clothes, our devices, our music. His influence has changed the very design of our modern lives, and only one other person who I can think of has that ability, and that was Steve Jobs.” While there’s no doubt that Ye is the ultimate influencer, Pishevar has never been at a loss for often grandiose language , as longtime industry watchers will know. He is also known for hitching his wagon to power players, and for flexing his own attendant power — sometimes in unsettling ways

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Controversial investor Shervin Pishevar resurfaces as “vice chairman” of Yeezy

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