Frankfurt , 8 November: Horasis, the host of the annual China Europe Business Meeting and KPMG, the global accounting firm, presented today at the China Europe Business Meeting their annual Chinese Business Leader of the Year-award to three Chinese business leaders for their outstanding contributions to create global Chinese firms.
The three business leaders were Feng Jun, Chairman, Aigo, Charles Chao, Chief Executive Officer, Sina Corporation, and Zhang Zhengyu, Chairman, High-tech Wealth.
Feng Jun, winner in the category ‘internationalization', is the founder and Chairman of Aigo, a leading Chinese high-tech company developing, manufacturing and marketing portable storage devices, digital products and self-assembling products. In recent years, Mr. Feng Jun established Aigo as a well known international brand.
Charles Chao, Chief Executive Officer of Sina Corporation is the winner in the category ‘leadership'. Mr. Chao has played a vital role in building Sina into an Internet media and online advertising giant in China. He is largely responsible in the success of the company's past mergers and acquisitions, developing and living a sound and successful corporate culture.
Zhang Zhengyu, Chairman, High-tech Wealth received the award in the category ‘innovation'. He spearheaded the successful combination of solar-energy and mobile telecommunication technologies. High-tech Wealth's mobile phones are the world's first solar power to recharge its batteries.
‘The award – now presented in its second year - was established to recognize the achievements, excellence and integrity of outstanding Chinese business leaders', said Frank-Jürgen Richter, President, Horasis. ‘The China Europe Business Meeting is an arena where the global business community can meet cooperate and exchange ideas with the award winners and other world famous business leaders from China.'
‘KPMG proudly supports Horasis' China Europe Business Meeting and gladly awards the Chinese Business Leaders of the Year', said Rolf Nonnenmacher, President Europe, KPMG. ‘We are pleased to assist in identifying and recognizing some of China 's most admired business leaders.'
The Horasis China Europe Business Meeting, held in Frankfurt 7-9 November, is the foremost annual gathering of Chinese business leaders and their counterparts from Europe, North America and other parts of the world. Over 300 leaders meet under the theme "Globalizing Chinese Firms". The theme reflects the increased emphasis of Chinese firms to build global and sustainable brands.
KPMG International is one of the world's leading auditing and advisory firms. The firm has established teams of interdisciplinary industry specialists for key sectors of the economy as well as for the new and emerging markets of Brazil , Russia, India, China and Turkey. These pool the experience of our specialists around the world and further enhance the quality of the firm's advisory services.
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