China's largest e-commerce company, said on Thursday that  Jonathan Lu is no longer CEO of the company's unlisted Taobao online mall operations.  

Lu Zhaoxi, Jonathan, our chief executive officer, will cease to be chief executive officer of Taobao in order to focus his executive activities exclusively on our company, Alibaba.com said in a statement filed to the Hong Kong stock  exchange.Earlier this year, Lu was appointed CEO of Alibaba, according to a Reuters report.