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Alibaba Group said on Sunday that Daniel Zhang will step down as chairman and chief

executive officer of its cloud business.

Zhang had previously been concurrently serving in three roles, heading the group as well as its cloud unit.

He handed over the role of the group’s CEO to Eddie Wu on Sunday, who will

also take charge of the cloud unit after Zhang’s departure.

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