LiuGong Chairman, Zeng Guang’an, was recently honored with the “Leading Figure of First International Capacity Cooperation” Award.
Organized by the International Cooperation Center of China’s National Development and Reform Commission & Silk Road International Productivity Cooperation Promotion Center, the First International Capacity Cooperation Leading Forum was held on 9th September in Beijing. The forum’s goal was to provide best-practice demonstrations for Chinese enterprises and entrepreneurs to go global; improve the efficiency of international capacity cooperation and promote constructive proposals to ensure the execution of China’s national initiative, “One Belt and One Road”.
At the Forum, 16 outstanding leaders were honored with the “Leading Figure of First International Capacity Cooperation Award”. Chosen from 450 candidates, Zeng Guang’an, Chairman of LiuGong Group Corp., was among 16 award winners honoured.
At the round table discussion, Zeng Guang’an addressed “How Leading Corporations better fulfill the historic mission in National OBOR initiative”. Zeng introduced LiuGong’s global layout and emphasized the cultivation of LiuGong’s internationalized talent. LiuGong has 1500 foreign employees coming from 30+ countries, which is over 20% of the company’s employees. Over 80% of the overseas regional managers are forged and promoted from positions within internal production and sales departments. LiuGong, in one hand, has constantly cultivated the company’s leadership from front-line staff, and in another hand, insisted on recruiting local employees for the operation of overseas subsidiaries and hiring foreign senior management personnel to its China headquarters. This international talent has been a valuable asset and has played an indispensable role to LiuGong’s globalization.
“LiuGong, as a construction equipment manufacturer, had taken on the globalization path earlier and had accumulated relative experience in the area. To LiuGong, international capacity cooperation is necessary; keeping innovation and R&D based on the needs of customers and markets is equally important,” stated Zeng Guang’an. “The localization of LiuGong is the localization of human resources, production resources as well as the management,” he added.
With 60 years’ heritage, LiuGong will embrace the new challenges and opportunities in the next cycle of 60 years and endeavor to become a world leading CE manufacturer.