She is departing Lazada to spend extra time along with her household, the corporate stated, confirming an earlier report by Bloomberg Information.
Liu has been a key member of Lazada’s management workforce and likewise served as head of LazMall, the fast-growing market for worldwide and native manufacturers inside the Lazada platform. Earlier this 12 months, she took on an extra position of chief government officer of Thailand, turning into the corporate’s first feminine nation head.
“Below her management, LazMall has grown to change into one of many largest on-line digital malls in Southeast Asia,” Lazada stated in an announcement. “We need to thank Jessica for this and her many different contributions, and need her effectively as she takes a while off to give attention to her household.”
Lazada has gone by means of frequent administration shuffles because it was acquired by Alibaba. The corporate appointed Chun Li as group CEO in July, and Lazada has since been investing in know-how and logistics and recording triple-digit year-on-year order progress. Revenue from Alibaba’s worldwide commerce retail enterprise climbed 42% to $5.26 billion within the fiscal 12 months ended March 31, led by Lazada and Trendyol.
Liu joined Lazada in 2020 from Alibaba, the place she was basic supervisor of Tmall Style and Luxurious. Below her management, Tmall grew to become China’s largest vogue business-to-consumer on-line platform. 9-year-old Lazada operates in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
(Updates with Lazada’s affirmation from first paragraph.)