Edition:
United States

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N)

BABA.N on New York Stock Exchange

174.00USD
22 Jul 2019
Change (% chg)

$1.01 (+0.58%)
Prev Close
$172.99
Open
$173.50
Day's High
$174.27
Day's Low
$171.44
Volume
3,292,534
Avg. Vol
3,610,806
52-wk High
$198.35
52-wk Low
$129.77

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Yun Ma

54 2013 Executive Chairman, Lead Founder

J. Michael Evans

61 2015 President, Director

Yong Zhang

47 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Joseph Tsai

54 2013 Executive Vice Chairman

Wei Wu

50 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Shan Dai

42 2017 President, Wholesale Marketplaces

Xiaoming Hu

49 2014 President, Alibaba Cloud Computing

Jeff Jianfeng Zhang

45 2016 Chief Technology Officer

Pen-hung Tung

48 2017 Chief Marketing Officer and President, Alimama

Junfang Zheng

44 2017 Chief Risk Officer and Chief Platform Governance Officer

Wenhong Tong

47 2017 Chief people officer

Minzhi Wu

42 2017 Chief customer officer

Timothy Steinert

58 2007 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Xiandong Jing

45 2016 Director

Masayoshi Son

61 2000 Director

Borje Ekholm

56 2015 Independent Director

Teh-Ming Kwauk

65 2014 Independent Director

Wan Ling Martello

60 2015 Independent Director

Hwa Tung

81 2014 Independent Director

Chih-Yuan Yang

49 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Yun Ma

Mr. Jack Yun Ma serves as Lead Founder, and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. He is is our lead founder and, since May 2013, has served as our executive chairman. From our founding in 1999 and until May 2013, Jack served as our chairman and chief executive officer. He is also the founder of the Zhejiang-based Jack Ma Foundation. Jack currently serves on the board of SoftBank Group Corp., one of our major shareholders and a Japanese corporation listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. He is also a member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum, chairman of the Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce, as well as chairman of the China Entrepreneur Club. In January 2016, he was named a Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) advocate by the United Nations. Jack graduated from Hangzhou Teacher's Institute with a major in English language education.

J. Michael Evans

Mr. J. Michael Evans serves as President, Director of the Company. Mr. Evans served as Vice Chairman of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. from February 2008 until his retirement in December 2013. Mr. Evans served as chairman of Asia operations at Goldman Sachs from 2004 to 2013 and was the global head of Growth Markets at Goldman Sachs from January 2011 to December 2013. He also co-chaired the Business Standards Committee of Goldman Sachs from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Evans joined Goldman Sachs in 1993, became a partner of the firm in 1994 and held various leadership positions within the firm's securities business while based in New York and London, including global head of equity capital markets and global co-head of the equities division, and global co-head of the securities business. Mr. Evans is a board member of City Harvest. He is also a trustee of the Asia Society and a member of the Advisory Council for the Bendheim Center for Finance at Princeton University. In August 2014, Mr. Evans joined the board of Barrick Gold Corporation. In October 2014, Mr. Evans was appointed as an independent board member of Castleton Commodities International LLC. Mr. Evans received his bachelor's degree in politics from Princeton University in 1981.

Yong Zhang

Mr. Yong Zhang serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Alibaba Group Holding Limited. He has been our Chief Executive Officer since May 2015 and our director since September 2014. Prior to his current role, he served as our Chief Operating Officer from September 2013 to May 2015. He joined our company in August 2007 as Chief Financial Officer of Taobao Marketplace and served in this position until June 2011. He took on the additional role of general manager for Tmall.com in August 2008, which he served in concurrence until appointment as president of Tmall.com in June 2011 when Tmall.com became an independent platform. Prior to joining Alibaba, Daniel served as Chief Financial Officer of Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited, an online game developer and operator then listed on NASDAQ, from August 2005 to August 2007. From 2002 to 2005, he was a senior executive of PricewaterhouseCoopers' Audit and Business Advisory Division in Shanghai. Daniel serves on the board of Weibo, a company listed on the NYSE. Daniel received a bachelor's degree in finance from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.

Joseph Tsai

Mr. Joseph C. Tsai serves as Executive Vice Chairman for Alibaba Group Holding Limited. He joined Alibaba company in 1999 as a member of the Alibaba founding team and has served as our executive vice chairman since May 2013. He has been a non-executive director of Alibaba Health since September 2015. Joe previously served as our chief financial officer and has been a member of our board of directors since our formation. From 1995 to 1999, Joe worked in Hong Kong with Investor AB, the main investment vehicle of Sweden's Wallenberg family, where he was responsible for Asian private equity investments. Prior to that, he was vice president and general counsel of Rosecliff, Inc., a management buyout firm based in New York. From 1990 to 1993, Joe was an associate attorney in the tax group of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, a New York-based international law firm. Joe serves on the boards of directors of several of our investee companies. Joe is qualified to practice law in the State of New York. He received his bachelor's degree in Economics and East Asian Studies from Yale College and a juris doctor degree from Yale Law School.

Wei Wu

Ms. Maggie Wei Wu serves as Chief Financial Officer for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Ms. Wu served as our deputy chief financial officer from October 2011 to May 2013. Ms. Wu joined our company in July 2007 as chief financial officer of Alibaba.com and was responsible for instituting Alibaba.com's financial systems and organization leading up to its initial public offering in Hong Kong in November of that year, as well as co-leading the privatization of Alibaba.com in 2012. She was voted best CFO in FinanceAsia's annual poll for Asia's Best Managed Companies in 2010. Before joining our company, Ms. Wu was an audit partner at KPMG in Beijing. In her 15 years with KPMG, she was lead audit partner for the initial public offerings and audits of several major large-cap Chinese companies listed in international capital markets and provided audit and advisory services to major multinational corporations operating in China. Ms. Wu is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Capital University of Economics and Business.

Shan Dai

Ms. Shan Dai serves as President, Wholesale Marketplaces of the Company. She was Chief Customer Officer of Alibaba Group Holding Limited. She joined our company in 1999 as a member of our founding team and has been president of Alibaba.com and 1688.com, our international and China wholesale marketplaces since January 2017, as well as AliExpress, our international retail marketplace. Prior to her current position, Ms. Dai was our chief customer officer from June 2014 to January 2017 and served as senior vice president of human resources and administration of Taobao and Alibaba.com as well as our deputy chief people officer and chief people officer from 2009 to 2014. She was general manager of Alibaba.com's international operations from 2007 to 2008. Prior to that, she was vice president of human resources of China Yahoo! and the first general manager of Alibaba.com's Guangzhou branch, in charge of field and telephone sales, marketing and human resources in Guangdong Province. From 2002 to 2005, Ms. Dai served as senior sales director of China TrustPass in Alibaba.com's China marketplace division. She received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Hangzhou Institute of Electrical Engineering.

Xiaoming Hu

Mr. Simon Xiaoming Hu serves as President, Alibaba Cloud Computing of the Company. Prior to his current position, Simon served in various management positions at our company and at Ant Financial Services since he joined us in June 2005. He served as chief risk officer of Ant Financial Services from November 2013 to October 2014. From July 2009 to November 2013, he was general manager of our SME loan business. Before joining our company, Simon worked in financial institutions including China Construction Bank and China Everbright Bank for over ten years. He serves as an independent director of Zhejiang Daily Media Group Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and a director of Hundsun Technologies Inc., a Company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Simon received a bachelor's degree in finance from Zhejiang University and an executive MBA degree from China Europe International Business School.

Jeff Jianfeng Zhang

Mr. Jeff Jianfeng Zhang serves as Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Prior to his current position, Mr. Zhang was president of China retail marketplaces from May 2015 to April 2016, and president of Taobao Marketplace and the wireless business division prior to that. He joined our company in July 2004 and has held various management positions, at different times leading Taobao Marketplace's technology infrastructure team, the B2C development team and Taobao Marketplace's product technology development team from 2004 to 2011. He served as vice president of product technology and operations of Taobao Marketplace from June 2011 to March 2012, and vice president of website and technology of Alibaba.com's China operations from March 2012 to January 2013. From January 2013 to February 2014, he oversaw Juhuasuan (a sales and marketing platform for flash sales for Tmall and Taobao Marketplace merchants), local services, 1688.com, and Tmall.com. Mr. Zhang studied computer science at Zhejiang University.

Pen-hung Tung

Mr. Pen-hung Tung serves as Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. He joined our company as chief marketing officer in January 2016. He has also been the president of Alimama since November 2017. Prior to his current position, he was the chief executive officer of VML China, a marketing agency, from October 2010 to January 2016. Prior to joining VML, he was at PepsiCo China from October 2004 to October 2010 where he served as vice president of marketing. Prior to that, Mr. Tung worked at Proctor & Gamble from 1995 to 1998, Gigamedia from 1998 to 2001 and L'Oréal from 2001 to 2003 in various senior management positions. He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University and a master's degree in industrial engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Junfang Zheng

Ms. Junfang Zheng serves as Chief Risk Officer and Chief Platform Governance Officer of the Company. She was Chief Platform Governance Officer and Deputy Chief Financial Officer of the Company. She is responsible for the governance of our retail and wholesale marketplaces. She has also been our deputy chief financial officer since November 2013. Prior to her current position, she served as financial vice president of Alibaba.com from December 2010 to October 2013. Before joining our company, Jessie was an audit partner at KPMG. Jessie received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Northeastern University in China.

Wenhong Tong

Ms. Judy Wenhong Tong serves as Chief people officer of the company. She has been our chief people officer since January 2017. Since joining our company in 2000, she served as director and senior director in various departments in our company, including administration, customer service and human resources. Between 2007 and 2013, she served as vice president and senior vice president in various departments, including construction, real estate and procurement. Starting in 2013, Ms. Tong led the formation of Cainiao Network and served at various times as chief operating officer, president, chief executive officer and non-executive chairwoman, overseeing the operations of the company. Ms. Tong currently also serves as a board member of YTO Express Group Co., Ltd., a leading express courier company in China listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange. Ms. Tong received a bachelor's degree from Zhejiang University.

Minzhi Wu

Ms. Sophie Minzhi Wu serves as Chief customer officer of the Company. Prior to her current position, Ms. Wu served as president of Alibaba.com and 1688.com, our international and China wholesale marketplaces. From October 2014 to February 2015, she also led the Rural Taobao team. Previously, she was vice president of Alibaba.com's supplier service division, responsible for leading her team to optimize service to China gold Supplier members and enhancing supplier quality. In July 2012, she was appointed the head of Alibaba.com's international operations and later also took charge of 1688.com. Ms. Wu joined our company in November 2000 and has served in several sales management roles, including general manager of regional sales, director and vice president of China Gold Supplier sales, and vice president of China TrustPass sales. Before joining Alibaba Group, Ms. Wu was sales and customer manager at a technology development company wholly owned by Zhejiang University. She holds a bachelor's degree in international trade from Zhejiang University and an EMBA degree from China Europe International Business School.

Timothy Steinert

Mr. Timothy A. Steinert serves as General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Mr. Steinert represents Alibaba on the NYSE Listed Company Advisory Board. From 1999 until he joined our company, Mr. Steinert was a partner in the Hong Kong office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. From 1994 to 1999, he was an associate attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell in Hong Kong and New York, and from 1989 to 1994, he was an associate attorney at Coudert Brothers in Beijing and New York. Mr. Steinert is qualified to practice law in the State of New York and in Hong Kong. He received a bachelor's degree in history from Yale College and a juris doctor degree from Columbia University School of Law.

Xiandong Jing

Mr. Eric Xiandong Jing serves as Director of the company. He has been our director since September 2016. He is currently the chief executive officer of Ant Financial, and has also served as chairman of Ant Financial starting in April 2018. Prior to his current position, Mr. Jing served as president of Ant Financial from June 2015 to October 2016, and chief operating officer of Ant Financial from October 2014 to June 2015. Prior to that, he served as Alipay's chief financial officer. Before joining Alipay in September 2009, he was senior corporate finance director and corporate finance vice president of Alibaba.com from 2007 to 2009. Previously, Mr. Jing was the chief financial officer of Guangzhou Pepsi Cola Beverage Co. from 2004 to 2006. He also held management positions in several Coca-Cola bottling companies across China. Currently, Mr. Jing also serves as a director of Hundsun Technologies, a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Mr. Jing received an MBA degree from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and a bachelor's degree in economics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Masayoshi Son

Mr. Masayoshi Son serves as Director of Alibaba Group Holding Limited. He has been our director since 2000 and is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group Corp., a Japanese corporation listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, with operations in broadband, mobile and fixed-line telecommunications, e-commerce, Internet, technology services, media and marketing, and other businesses. Mr. Son founded SoftBank Group Corp. in 1981. Mr. Son also serves as director of several other SoftBank subsidiaries and affiliates, including serving as chairman of SoftBank Group Corp. as well as director of Yahoo Japan Corporation since 1996, and chairman of the board of Sprint Corporation since 2013. Mr. Son received a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Borje Ekholm

Mr. Borje E. Ekholm serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ekholm is currently the president and Chief Executive Officer of Ericsson. Prior to his current position, Mr. Ekholm was head of Patricia Industries, a newly created division of Investor AB, a Swedish investment company, where he has held a variety of management positions since joining the firm in 1992. Mr. Ekholm previously served as president and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Investor AB. Prior to becoming president and Chief Executive Officer in 2005, Mr. Ekholm was a member of the management group of Investor AB. Previously, Mr. Ekholm worked at McKinsey & Co. Inc. Mr. Ekholm currently serves as a member of the board of Ericsson and as a member of the board of trustees of the private school Choate Rosemary Hall. Mr. Ekholm received a master's degree in electrical engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology and a master's degree in business administration from INSEAD.

Teh-Ming Kwauk

Mr. Teh-Ming Kwauk serves as Independent Director of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Mr. Kwauk He previously served as an independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Alibaba.com Limited, one of our subsidiaries, which was listed on the SEHK, from October 2007 to July 2012. Mr. Kwauk is currently a senior adviser of Motorola Solutions (China) Co., Ltd. and serves as an independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of each of Sinosoft Technology Group Limited, a company listed on the SEHK, and WuXi Biologics (Cayman) Inc., a company listed on the SEHK; and as a director of several private companies. Mr. Kwauk was a vice president of Motorola Solutions, Inc. and its director of corporate strategic finance and tax, Asia Pacific from 2003 to 2012. Mr. Kwauk served with KPMG from 1977 to 2002 and held a number of senior positions, including the general manager of KPMG's joint venture accounting firm in Beijing, the managing partner in KPMG's Shanghai office and a partner in KPMG's Hong Kong Office. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Kwauk received a bachelor's degree in science and a licentiate's degree in accounting from the University of British Columbia.

Wan Ling Martello

Ms. Wan Ling Martello serves as Independent Director of Alibaba Group Holding Limited. She is currently the executive vice president, head of zone Asia, Oceania, Sub-Saharan Africa of Nestlé S.A. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Martello was executive vice president, chief financial officer of Nestlé S.A., and joined the company in November 2011. Before joining Nestlé S.A., Ms. Martello worked at Walmart Stores Inc. from 2005 to 2011 where she served as executive vice president, global ecommerce, and senior vice president and chief financial officer, Walmart International, at different times. Prior to that, Ms. Martello worked at NCH Marketing Services Inc. from 1998 to 2005 and Borden Foods Corporation from 1995 to 1998, where she held various senior management positions. Previously, Ms. Martello worked at Kraft Foods, Inc. from 1985 to 1995. Ms. Martello received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor's degree in business administration and accountancy from the University of the Philippines. She is a certified public accountant in the Philippines.

Hwa Tung

Mr. Hwa Tung serves as Independent Director of Alibaba Group Holding Limited. Mr. Tung has been our director since September 2014 and is the Vice Chairman of the Thirteenth National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference of the PRC, which is an important institution of multiparty cooperation and political consultation in the PRC. Mr. Tung is the Founding Chairman of the China-United States Exchange Foundation, which is a non-profit organization registered in Hong Kong to promote understanding and strengthening relationships between China and the United States. Mr. Tung is also the chairman and director of Our Hong Kong Foundation Limited, a non-government, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the long-term and overall interests of Hong Kong. Mr. Tung also serves in various public sector and advisory positions, including as a member of the J.P. Morgan International Council, the China Development Bank International Advisory Committee and the Advisory Board of the Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University. Prior to these appointments, Mr. Tung served as the First Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region from July 1997 to March 2005. Mr. Tung had a successful and distinguished career in business, including serving as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orient Overseas (International) Limited, an SEHK-listed company with its principal business activities in container transport and logistics services on a global scale. Mr. Tung received a bachelor's degree in science from the University of Liverpool.

Chih-Yuan Yang

Mr. Chih-Yuan Yang serves as Independent Director of Alibaba Group Holding Limited. Mr. Yang previously served as our director from October 2005 to January 2012. Since March 2012, Mr. Yang has served as the founding partner of AME Cloud Ventures, a venture capital firm. Mr. Yang is a co-founder of Yahoo! Inc., and served as Chief Yahoo! and as a member of its board of directors from March 1995 to January 2012. In addition, he served as Yahoo!'s Chief Executive Officer from June 2007 to January 2009. From January 1996 to January 2012, Mr. Yang served as a director of Yahoo! Japan. Mr. Yang also served as an independent director of Cisco Systems, Inc. from July 2000 to November 2012. He is currently an independent director of Workday Inc., a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and Lenovo Group Ltd., a company listed on the SEHK. He also serves as a director of various private companies and foundations. Mr. Yang received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, where he is serving on the University's Board of Trustees beginning in October 2017. He was previously on Stanford's Board of Trustees from 2005 to 2015, including being a vice chair.