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Ping An makes management shifts, names Xiaotao as co-CEO

The former co-CEO has resigned due to personal reasons.

Ping An Insurance recently made several significant announcements regarding changes in its leadership, which include the appointment of a co-chief Executive Officer (CEO), the resignation of a previous co-CEO, and a new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).

The board of directors has unanimously appointed Michael Guo Xiaotao as the co-CEO of Ping An. Xiaotao, aged 51, brings extensive experience, having joined Ping An in 2019 as the Chief Human Resources Officer. 

He has a background in information engineering and an MBA from the University of New South Wales, Australia. In his previous roles, he played a key role in promoting digital transformation and human resources management reform within Ping An.

Jessica Tan, who previously held the position of Co-CEO and Executive Vice President, has resigned for personal and family reasons. 

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She will continue to work at Ping An until December 31, 2023, and afterwards will remain as a company Director. 

During her tenure at Ping An, Tan played a vital role in the company's strategic planning and transformation, contributing significantly to Ping An's growth and positioning as a leading "Finance + Technology" company.

Sun Jianping, the Chairman of Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance, will succeed Michael Guo Xiaotao as the Group's Chief Human Resources Officer. 

Jianping, who joined Ping An in 1988, has extensive experience in the insurance business and human resource management. 

He has been instrumental in promoting human resources reform and talent development within the company.


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