Alibaba fires manager after sexual assault case rocks industry

  • China
  • Monday, 09 Aug 2021

HONG KONG (Bloomberg): Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has fired a manager accused of rape, moving to contain the fallout after an employee’s account of her ordeal went viral on social media and exposed "problems” with the culture at China’s e-commerce leader.

Li Yonghe, appointed just last month to lead a newly created division overseeing much of Alibaba’s non-retail businesses from food delivery to travel, has resigned alongside his human resources chief for mishandling the incident.

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