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Liu Chuanzhi

Liu Chuanzhi

President and Chief Executive Officer,
Legend Holdings Ltd;
Chairman, Lenovo Group


Speaker > Biography


      1984 年,柳传志先生与其他10位计算所科研人员以20万元人民币创办了中科院计算所新技术发展公司(联想前身)。目前,联想控股业务涉及IT、投资、地产等三大行业,下辖联想集团、神州数码、联想投资、融科智地、弘毅投资五家子公司。其中,联想集团、神州数码是两家香港上市公司。联想集团于2004年12月8日宣布并购IBM全球PC业务,成为全球第三大PC厂商。联想控股公司2008年综合营业额1145.58亿元人民币。截至2008年底,联想控股有限公司总资产652.93亿元人民币,累计上缴国家各种税收126.17亿元人民币,为推动中国IT行业的发展做出了杰出贡献。

      柳传志先生先后被评为第二届“全国科技实业家创业奖金奖”第1名、“全国有突出贡献中青年专家”、“中国改革风云人物”、 “全国劳动模范”、“亚洲最佳商业领袖”、“CCTV中国经济年度风云人物”、“全球25位最有影响力的商界领袖”、“蒋震科技成就奖”、“推动美中关系杰出贡献人士”等。

Liu Chuanzhi was born in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province. He graduated from Xi’an Military Communication Engineering Institution (now named Xidian University) in 1966. Mr Liu Chuanzhi is now President and CEO of Legend Holdings Ltd, Chairman of the board of directors of Lenovo.

In 1984, with other 10 colleagues of the Institute of Computing Technology and an initial capital of only RMB 200,000, Mr. Liu founded the New Technology Development Company, which was later named Legend.

In three main industries—IT, equity investment and real estate, Legend Holdings now has five subsidiary companies, Lenovo Group Ltd, Digital China Holdings Ltd, Legend Capital Ltd, Raycom Real Estate Development Ltd, Hony Capital Ltd. Lenovo Group Ltd and Digital China Holdings Ltd are listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange. On December 8 2004, Lenovo Group and IBM announced a definitive agreement under which Lenovo will acquire IBM's PC Division to form the world's third-largest PC business.

In year 2008, Legend Holdings has consolidated revenue of 114.5 billion RMB. By the end of 2008, Legend Holdings has total assets of over 65 billion RMB and had accumulated total tax payment of more than 12 billion RMB, a significant contribution to the development of IT industry in China.

Owe to his vision and contributions, Mr. Liu has won a lot of honors and awards: the First Prize of the "Second National Hi-Tech Industry Pioneer Golden Award"; one of "China's Outstanding Young Experts"; "Man of Reform in China"; "National Model Worker "; "Asian Businessman of the Year"; "Asian Star"; "Businessman of the Year in China" and Honors for Contribution for China-US Relations by The National Committee of US China Relations (NCUSCR).