Simon Xiaoming HU
Chief Executive Officer of Ant Group
Mr. Hu has been our executive Director since September 2019 and our Chief Executive Officer since December 2019. Mr. Hu also served as our President from November 2018 to December 2019.
Mr. Hu joined Alipay China in January 2006 and held various positions including senior manager, director, senior director and assistant to the president until October 2008. Mr. Hu worked at Alibaba as senior director from October 2008 to May 2009. Subsequently, Mr. Hu founded AliFinance in June 2009 and served as its president. In addition, Mr. Hu served as our Chief Risk Officer from November 2013 to November 2014 and president of Alibaba Cloud from November 2014 to November 2018. Prior to joining us, Mr. Hu worked at the Huzhou Branch of China Construction Bank Corporation and successively served as the head of the promotions department, the deputy general manager of the personal finance department and the e-banking department, and the deputy general manager of the corporate business department and the general manager of the marketing department, from October 1988 to August 2004 and served as the general manager of the banking card department of the Hangzhou Branch of China Everbright Bank Co., Ltd. from August 2004 to June 2005. Mr. Hu has been a non-executive director of ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Co. Ltd., a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange under the stock code 06060, since November 2013. Mr. Hu was an independent director of Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange under the stock code 600633, between April 2016 to March 2017, a non-independent director of China United Network Communications Limited, a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange under the stock code 600050, between February 2018 and July 2019 and a non-independent director of Wasu Media Holding Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange under the stock code 000156, between June 2017 and April 2019. Mr. Hu obtained an EMBA degree from China Europe International Business School in September 2010.