JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: JD) has reported the appointment of Mr. Lei Xu as President of JD.com, Lijun Xin as CEO of JD Retailer and Enlin Jin as CEO of JD Health International Inc. Mr. Richard Qiangdong Liu, current Chairman and CEO of JD.com will utilize more time in formulating the company’s long term strategies, revitalization of rural areas and mentoring younger management.
Mr. Lei Xu will lead the day to day operation and development of various business units of JD.com. He will continue to report to CEO of the company. Mr. Xu has been with JD since 2009 and was previously CEO of JD Retail, took charge of development, strategy and operation of JD.com’s retail business.
“JD has a sound management structure with a large number of excellent business leaders, who, represented by Mr. Lei Xu, have strong belief in JD’s long-term business philosophy, proven leadership capability and extensive industry experience,” said Richard Liu, Chairman and CEO of JD.com. “Looking to the future, the correct long-term strategic design, the growth and development of young talents, and the healthy and coordinated development of various business units will continue to be the driving force for JD in doing the hardest and most challenging, but right and most valuable things for the industry.”