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DoorDash looks to enter Japan delivery market before it gets cold

US company posts ad for general manager position as it eyes expansion

DoorDash has posted an ad for a Japan country manager role, signaling the delivery giant's interest in Asia.  (Photo courtesy of DoorDash)

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- DoorDash is advertising for a general manager position in Japan, signaling the U.S. delivery leader is preparing to set up shop in a country with an expanding, yet largely untapped, food delivery market.

The San Francisco-based company said it is seeking talent to "play a pivotal role" in building their business in Japan, according to an ad posted on LinkedIn this week. The listing comes as Japan has declared or is preparing to declare a state of emergency in various cities, and citizens are asked to stay at home.

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