I kept reading these headlines as “Former Converse Chief Is Found in Namibia”, “Converse Ex-C.E.O. Will Stay in Namibia, For Now,” etc. — but it’s COMverse, not CONverse.
I had this awesome image of a sneaker billionaire on the lam, sneaking through Africa with little more than a pair of Chuck Taylors to his name… but no, he’s from some a telecom firm. Oh well.