The court documents obtained by Vanity Fair, reveals that Pompliano’s legal team said he was in a meeting with Spiegel to discuss growth in India and Spain, when the Snapchat CEO said he did not want to expand into these “poor” countries.
They wrote: “When Mr. Pompliano attempted to explain that he could
implement strategies to achieve significant growth for Snapchat in these major markets, Mr Spiegel abruptly cut in and said: “This app is only for rich people. I don’t want to expand into into poor countries like India and Spain.”
However, his case against Snapchat is, they “made false representations concerning the circumstances” around his departure.