JD.com CEO Lei Xu To Retire For Personal Reasons, Current CFO Sandy Ran Xu Promoted To CEO and Exec. Director, JD Logistics CFO Ian Su Shan Promoted To JD CFO
D.com, Inc. ("JD.com" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:JD), a leading supply chain-based technology and service provider, is pleased to announce today that Ms. Sandy Ran Xu, the current chief financial officer of JD.com, has been appointed as the chief executive officer and an executive director of the Company to succeed Mr. Lei Xu. Mr. Lei Xu will retire from his positions as the chief executive officer and executive director of the Company due to personal reasons. Mr. Ian Su Shan, the current chief financial officer of JD Logistics, has been appointed as the chief financial officer of the Company.
Mr. Lei Xu will begin the process of handing the CEO role over to Sandy immediately, leaving ample time for a seamless transition before his retirement in June. Mr. Xu has been with JD.com for over a decade in various senior roles and has made significant contributions to the Company's development. After his retirement, Mr. Xu will serve as the first chairman of the advisory council of JD.com and continue to participate in the high-quality development of the Company.
Ms. Sandy Ran Xu has served as the chief financial officer of JD.com since June 2020. Ms. Xu joined JD.com in July 2018, and oversaw group finance, accounting and tax functions in addition to serving as chief financial officer of JD Retail from July 2018 to May 2020. Prior to joining JD.com, Ms. Xu was an audit partner and spent nearly 20 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP, Beijing office and PricewaterhouseCoopers, San Jose office. Ms. Xu also serves as a director of JD Technology. Ms. Xu received her bachelor's degree with a double major in information science and economics from Peking University.
Mr. Ian Su Shan has served as the chief financial officer of JD Logistics since May 2022. Mr. Shan joined JD.com in December 2021. Prior to that, Mr. Shan worked at Lavender Hill Capital Partners from October 2019 to November 2021 and served as a Managing Director from January 2021 to November 2021. He also worked in the TMT Group of the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. from 2015 to 2019 and served as an Executive Director from January 2017 to September 2019. Mr. Shan received his bachelor's degree in laws from China University of Political Science and Law, and his master's degree in laws from University of Warwick. Mr. Shan is a CFA charterholder.