Alibaba chairman Jack Ma to step down in 2019: company


BEIJING, Sept 10, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma
will step down as head of the e-commerce giant on September 10, 2019, the
company said on Monday.

Ma is staying on as executive chairman for 12 months to “ensure a smooth
transition” before handing over his role to chief executive officer Daniel
Zhang, Alibaba said in a statement.