Alibaba’s Jack Ma to hand chairman’s role to CEO Zhang next year

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Ma will be on the board until Alibaba’s annual shareholder meeting in 2020. His retirement will coincide with his 55th birthday.

Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang

Jack Ma on management: Why a `fool’ needs to lead smart people and many more

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Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., is expected to announce Monday his plans for stepping down from the e-commerce giant and handing over responsibilities to senior management.


Men-only corporate boardrooms alive and well in China, Japan

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Japanese companies without any female directors include SoftBank Group, Nintendo, Uniqlo and 7-Eleven while Chinese companies with no women on their boards include Tencent, SAIC Motor and Kweichow Moutai


A fact sheet on Chinese billionaire Jack Ma and the Alibaba story

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Alibaba’s charismatic co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to announce a succession plan on Monday. Ma will devote more of his time to philanthropy


Billionaire Jack Ma to retire from Alibaba, focus on education and philanthropy

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Ma ended his time as CEO in 2013 but has remained chairman and the public face of the company.


Malaysian pension fund KWAP’s CIO appointed as head of LTAT

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Malaysia’s government-linked investment companies have undergone major shake-ups since the country’s 14th general election in May 9, 2018.


Twitter India head Taranjeet Singh resigns, Balaji Krish named interim chief

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Balaji Krish, Twitter’s global head of revenue strategy and operations, is relocating from the US to take over as the interim country head.


TPG Growth appoints senior adviser Shailesh Rao as India head

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Rao had been brought in for managing the technology portfolio of the PE firm in India, Asia and the US.


Hedge funds face a new threat from richest families in Asia

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At least eight family and multi-family offices in Asia have recently started, or are planning to start, investment funds that accept outside money.


Fortis Healthcare’s Shivinder Singh sues brother, breaks business ties

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Fortis, which operates about 30 private hospitals in India, accepted an investment offer from Malaysia’s IHH Healthcare Bhd in July, ending months of speculation over control of the company.