Finance Monthly - Global Awards 2022

Finance Monthly Global Awards 2022 China 93 About EricXiandongJing Mr. Eric Jing is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ant Group. He joined Alibaba Group in 2007 and became President of Ant Group in June 2015. In October 2016, Eric was appointed CEO of Ant Group, and in April 2018, assumed the additional role of Chairman. Under his leadership, Ant Group's strategy is focused on inclusiveness, sustainability, and globalization, to bring small but beautiful changes to the world. Ant Group aims to support digital transformation with partners worldwide and to enable access to financial and technological services for consumers and small businesses. Mr. Jing serves as a senior advisor to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, is a member of the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders Foundation Board, and served on the UN Secretary-General's Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals. Mr. Jing received a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1994. In 2005, he obtained a Master's degree in Business Administration after completing the EMBA program at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, U.S. About AntGroup Ant Group traces its roots back to Alipay, which was established in 2004. Today, we are a world-leading internet open platform. Through technological innovation, we support our partners to enable inclusive, convenient digital life and digital financial services for consumers and SMEs (small and micro-sized enterprises). We have also continuously opened up our technology products and services to support the digital transformation of businesses and facilitate digital collaboration across industries and geographies. Our collaboration with global partners helps merchants better connect with consumers around the world. We are committed to building an open ecosystem, joining hands with partners in opening up our business, capabilities, and technologies to provide merchants and consumers with the best services. We want to drive industrial transformation and create greater value for society. Today, Alipay has developed from a payment tool to a one-stop digital daily life platform. By virtue of its opening-up strategy, Alipay has introduced service providers in digital finance, government affairs, local life, and other sectors to provide consumers with one-stop digital daily life services. Users can access more than 1,000 city services and daily life services on Alipay, covering utilities payment, social insurance and housing fund, electronic marriage certificate, etc. The friendly and smart urban service connects users to threshold-free digital life anytime and anywhere. Chairman andCEO | AntGroup Eric Xiandong Jing Ant Group Tel: 86 571 2688 8888 Website: Eric Xiandong Jing Fintech Adviser of the Year

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