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Lei Xu

Mr. Lei Xu has been serving as our director since June 2019. Mr. Xu currently serves as the chief executive officer of JD Retail, and is responsible for the development, operation and strategy of JD Retail business, both online and offline. Since joining JD Group in 2009, Mr. Xu has held several leadership roles within the sales and marketing divisions of JD Retail business, including head of marketing and branding, head of JD Wireless, and head of marketing and platform operations of JD Group. Under his leadership, JD Group was successfully rebranded from 360buy to JD.com and launched JD Group’s popular mascot—Joy. Mr. Xu was responsible for the launch of JD Plus, the first paid membership service in China’s e-commerce industry, as well as Super Brand Day strategic marketing program. Mr. Xu also leads JD Group’s Kepler open platform, a key pillar of JD Group’s “Retail as a Service” strategy that leverages JD Group’s strengths in logistics, marketing, financial services, and other areas to help partners to expand their online businesses. Before joining JD Group, Mr. Xu held several senior management roles in marketing and operations at Lenovo, Allyes and Belle E-Commerce. Mr. Xu currently also serves as the director of JD Health International Inc. (HKEx: 6618) and Dada Nexus Limited (Nasdaq: DADA). Mr. Xu holds an EMBA degree from China Europe International Business School.