Managing Director, Global Strategy and Operations, Alibaba Group
Amee Chande was one of the first international leaders to join Alibaba Group in September 2015. In her first year, Amee began building the UK office as the hub for Alibaba Group in Europe, building a team and leveraging her global leadership experience with large retailers and established brands to bring the best of the Alibaba ecosystem to businesses and consumers in the region. Today, as part of the international leadership team, she is helping shape the globalization strategy of Alibaba Group.
Prior to joining Alibaba, Ms. Chande served as Managing Director of NutriCentre, a health and wellness subsidiary of Tesco, from 2013 to 2015. She previously spent four years with Staples, most recently as Managing Director of the UK business. Before joining Staples, Ms. Chande held a number of senior roles at Wal-Mart where she was the company’s youngest officer. She began her career as a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company where she spent eight years working with a broad range of retail and consumer goods companies.
Ms. Chande is active in the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, where she serves as a global Board member and chairs the Fund Development Committee. She also serves as an advisor to Living Bridge, an award winning Private Equity Firm.
Ms. Chande earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University, a master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.