Appointments

Ofo Hires Former Uber Executive to Expand Its US Business

Ofo Hires Former Uber Executive to Expand Its US Business

Chinese bike-sharing company Beijing Bikelock Technology Co. (Ofo) said yesterday that it has hired Chris Nakutis Taylor, a former Uber Technologies Inc. senior executive, to run its US business.

Oct 20, 2017
Liao Shumin
Ex-Baidu Chief Scientist Andrew Ng Appointed as Chairman of Mental Health Chatbot Woebot

Ex-Baidu Chief Scientist Andrew Ng Appointed as Chairman of Mental Health Chatbot Woebot

The co-founder of Alphabet Inc.’s [NASDAQ:GOOG] Google Brain project Andrew Yan-Tak Ng will serve as the new chairman of Woebot,…

Oct 20, 2017
Liao Shumin
Shenzhen Metro, China Vanke’s Biggest Shareholder, Appoints New Chairman

Shenzhen Metro, China Vanke’s Biggest Shareholder, Appoints New Chairman

State-run Shenzhen Metro Group Co., the largest shareholder in Chinese real estate giant China Vanke Co. [SHE: 000002], has shaken up its leadership.

Oct 18, 2017
Dou Shicong
Former Amazon Head AI Scientist Bo Liefeng Joins JD Finance

Former Amazon Head AI Scientist Bo Liefeng Joins JD Finance

Dr. Bo Liefeng, a senior scientist in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), has recently joined JD Finance as principal scientist for its AI lab, the company announced today.

Oct 16, 2017
Liao Shumin
Baidu President Is Only Foreign Fellow Elected to Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering This Year

Baidu President Is Only Foreign Fellow Elected to Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering This Year

Zhang Yaqin, president of Chinese internet giant Baidu Inc. [NASDAQ:BIDU], has been elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and…

Oct 11, 2017
Zhang Xia
Gree May Internally Elect Replacement for President Dong Mingzhu Next Year, Insiders Say

Gree May Internally Elect Replacement for President Dong Mingzhu Next Year, Insiders Say

Renowned Chinese female entrepreneur Dong Mingzhu, president of Chinese air conditioning giant Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai [SHE:000651], may…

Sep 26, 2017
Dou Shicong
Former CRRC Executive Director, Sun Yongcai, to Take Over as General Manager

Former CRRC Executive Director, Sun Yongcai, to Take Over as General Manager

Sun Yongcai, former executive director of CRRC Group Corp., a Chinese state-owned rolling stock giant, will take over as director…

Sep 22, 2017
Dou Shicong
China’s Automotive Giant FAW Group Reshuffles Senior Management in Subsidiary, Joint Venture

China’s Automotive Giant FAW Group Reshuffles Senior Management in Subsidiary, Joint Venture

China’s FAW Group Corporation, also known as First Automotive Works, a state-owned car maker based in Changchun, China's northeastern Jilin…

Sep 19, 2017
Dou Shicong
Baidu Appoints Yu Zhengjun of Sina Weibo as Chief Financial Officer for ‘Next Stage of Growth in AI era’

Baidu Appoints Yu Zhengjun of Sina Weibo as Chief Financial Officer for ‘Next Stage of Growth in AI era’

China’s search engine giant Baidu Inc [NASDAQ:BIDU] has appointed (Herman) Yu Zhengjun as chief financial officer (CFO) to lead development…

Sep 18, 2017
Liao Shumin
Founder of Chinese PV Firm GCL Will Be Global Solar Council’s Next Chairman

Founder of Chinese PV Firm GCL Will Be Global Solar Council’s Next Chairman

Zhu Gongshan, the founder of Chinese photovoltaic firm GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd. [HK:3800], will succeed the chairman of the Global Solar Council (GSC) next January.

Sep 14, 2017
Dou Shicong
Samuel Shen, Former Chairman at Microsoft Asia-Pacific Technology, Joins JD.Com to Head Cloud Unit

Samuel Shen, Former Chairman at Microsoft Asia-Pacific Technology, Joins JD.Com to Head Cloud Unit

Samuel Shen, former chairman at Microsoft Asia-Pacific Technology Co. has formally joined JD.Com, Inc. [NASDAQ:JD] to serve as JD’s cloud…

Sep 12, 2017
Zhang Xia
World-Renowned Quantum Scientist Shi Yaoyun Joins Alibaba Cloud

World-Renowned Quantum Scientist Shi Yaoyun Joins Alibaba Cloud

The world-renowned quantum scientist Professor Shi Yaoyun will join Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd [NYSE:BABA] to serve as…

Sep 11, 2017
Dou Shicong

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