Dangdang.com Institutes New Management Changes
Chinese Internet retailer Dangdang.com has announced that the company has changed its management structure.
Additionally, Roger Huang, the chief operating officer at Chinese e-commerce firm Dangdang.com, has resigned due to personal reasons. His resignation was effective at the end of last month.
A report published by Dangdang.com stated that Dangdang.com formed a new management structure based on six major business departments, including a digital business department; an apparel business department; a publications business department; a maternal and child goods business department; a digital and home appliances business department; and a daily commodities business department. Of these, the daily commodities business department was newly established and is led by Dangdang.com’s vice president, Jiang Qiang, reporting directly to chief executive officer Li Guoqing.
Dangdang.com said that the new business department model is good for the company to seek the market development opportunities and to manage different products.
At the same time, Dangdang.com announced a series of personnel changes. Huang once worked for Taobao.com as operating vice president and general manager for Tmall.com, Taobao.com’s B2C sector. In March 2010, Huang joined Dangdang.com as COO, leading the operations of book and department store commodities products.
In addition, Wang Yue was promoted to vice president of Dangdang.com, managing the maternal and child goods business department.