Alibaba names ex-Gold­man ex­ec­u­tive as pres­i­dent

China Daily (Canada) - - FRONT PAGE -

Alibaba Group has named Michael Evans, a for­mer ex­ec­u­tive of Gold­man Sachs Group, as pres­i­dent to lead its global ex­pan­sion.

Evans will be re­spon­si­ble for lead­ing and ex­e­cut­ing Alibaba’s in­ter­na­tional growth strat­egy to glob­al­ize the com­pany and grow the busi­ness out­side of China, ac­cord­ing to a state­ment the com­pany filed with the New York Stock Ex­change.

Prior to join­ing Alibaba, Evans served as vice-chair­man of Gold­man Sachs.

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