Corporate Governance

Lei Xu

Director

Mr. Lei Xu has been serving as our director since June 2019. Mr. Xu is the chief executive officer and an executive director of JD.com, responsible for leading daily operation of JD.com. Mr. Xu served as a marketing consultant for JD.com in May 2007, and joined JD.com in January 2009. Prior to his current role, Mr. Xu held various senior roles in JD.com, including head of marketing department, head of JD Wireless, chief marketing officer of JD.com and, CEO of JD Retail. Mr. Xu led the establishment of JD’s marketing and public relations system, the mobile products’ R&D system as well as the platform operation system, and propelled JD’s mobile-based strategic transformation. Mr. Xu also led the launch of JD 618 Grand Promotion and drove the opening-up of JD’s supply chain capabilities to empower the society at large. During his tenure as CEO of JD Retail, Mr. Xu has established the business philosophy of "trust-based and customer-centric value creation" and led the visionary moves on development of supply chain middle platform and omni-channel strategy, which accelerated JD's climbing on second curve of growth. Mr. Xu was among "50 Most Influential Business Leaders in China" in two consecutive years named by FORTUNE China. Mr. Xu also serves as a director of Dada Nexus Limited (Nasdaq: DADA) and Yonghui Superstores Co., Ltd. Mr. Xu was conferred China's professional title as Senior Economist (Enterprise Management) in 2019 and holds an EMBA degree from China Europe International Business School.