Alibaba appoints new CEO by Marco Bouwer in Uncategorized 10 May 2015 China’s largest e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding (BABA.NASDAQ) named Daniel Zhang as new chief executive officer on Friday. The announcement of the new CEO, coupled with good first quarter sales (U.S.$2.8 billion), saw a rise in shares by 7.5 percent to close at U.S.$86. It translates into a 45 percent jump in revenue in the final quarter of fiscal 2015 (ending in March), with mobile now com This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share alibabaceoChinaFinancial results Marco Bouwer Marco Bouwer is a marketing communications executive with 10 years of experience planning and implementing strategic initiatives and campaigns in China, the USA, and South Africa. He most recently served in a regional marketing communications executive role for a leading, global PR firm. Marco is an MBA graduate with a background in public relations, and began his career as a front-line journalist. South African by birth and American by marriage. Has spent more than 5 years in Asia, and currently resides in China.