Eric Xiandong JING
Executive Chairman of Ant Group
Mr Jing has been our executive Chairman since April 2018 and our executive Director since October 2013.
Mr. Jing joined Alipay China in September 2009 and successively served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Alipay China, our Chief Operating Officer, our President and our Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining us, he was a senior finance director and vice president in charge of finance at Alibaba.com Limited from January 2007 to August 2009. Mr. Jing has also been a director of Alibaba since September 2016. Previously, Mr. Jing was the chief financial officer of Guangzhou Pepsi Cola Beverage Co. Ltd. from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Jing also held management positions in several Coca-Cola bottling companies across China. Mr. Jing has been a non- independent director of Hundsun Technologies Inc., a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange under the stock code 600570 and an associate of our Company, since October 2014. He is a member of the External Advisory Group on Digital Technology of the International Monetary Fund, a member of the High-Level Advisory Council for the Identification for Development (ID4D) initiative of the World Bank’s Identification for Development, a director of the Forum of Young Global Leaders initiative of the World Economic Forum, as well as a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals. Mr. Jing obtained a bachelor’s degree with a major in technology and economics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in July 1994 and an MBA degree from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota in July 2005.