According to the announcement of the annual general meeting of shareholders of Alibaba group, according to a series of inheritance arrangements two years ago, Ma Yun no longer serves as the director of Alibaba group from now on.
Among the latest board members announced by Alibaba, the board of directors includes directors Zhang Yong (Chairman of the board), Cai Chongxin, Wu Wei, J. Michael Evans, Jing Xiandong and Kabir Misra; and independent directors Dong Jianhua, Guo Deming, Yang Zhiyuan, e. B? RJE ekholm and Wan Ling Martello.
In September 2018, Ma Yun issued a letter to all members to announce that he would no longer serve as chairman of the board of directors of Alibaba Group on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Alibaba Group in 2019, and Zhang Yong would take over the post. At the same time, for the smooth transition of the organization, he would continue to serve as a member of the board of directors until the annual general meeting of Alibaba in 2020.
A year ago, Zhang Yong took over as chairman and CEO of Alibaba's board of directors. This time, Ma Yun withdrew from Alibaba's board of directors as agreed, which means that Alibaba has completed the handover.
On May 10, 2013, Ma Yun resigned as CEO of Alibaba group, and on September 10, 2019, Ma Yun resigned as chairman of the board of directors of Alibaba.