Zhang Yong, CEO of Alibaba, stepped down as a director of microblog company, and Dong benhong, CMO of Alibaba, took over


Tencent technology news on January 10, microblog company (hereinafter referred to as “microblog”) (NASDAQ: WB; Hong Kong Stock Exchange: 9898) announced that Mr. Dong benhong has been appointed as a director of the board of directors of the company, and Mr. Zhang Yong has resigned as a director with effect from January 10, 2022.
Dong benhong joined Alibaba Group in January 2016 as chief marketing officer. From November 2017 to November 2018, he also served as president of Ali mom.
Prior to his current position, Dong benhong served as CEO of marketing company VML China from October 2010 to January 2016. Before joining VML, he served as vice president of marketing in Greater China at PepsiCo from October 2004 to October 2010. Previously, he held several senior management positions in P & G, Hexin hypermedia and L’Oreal from 1995 to 1998, 1998 to 2001 and 2001 to 2003 respectively.
Dong benhong is currently a director of ruhnn holding limited, a company listed on Nasdaq Stock Exchange.
Dong benhong holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Taiwan University and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Microblog said that Mr. Zhang Yong expressed his deep gratitude to the company for his contribution and service to the board of directors during his tenure. At the same time, the company is very pleased to welcome Mr. Dong to the board of directors and believes that Mr. Dong will bring valuable guidance to the development of the company.