Wan, Executive Editor, China Daily CEO Roundable
is the objective of China Daily's CEO Roundtable meeting?
strategic objective of China Daily's CEO Roundtable meeting
is to bring together CEOs of multinational companies the
movers and shakers in business to get together, to address
each other and share their views on major Chinese economic,
business, industry and management issues.
many CEO Roundtable meetings have you organized?
far, four CEO roundtable meetings have been held in Hong
Kong, centering on China's regional economy, its reining-in
of the overheating economy, and the role of Hong Kong in
building China's 21st century financial system and entertainment
industry development in the country. A 100 per cent turnout
rate has been achieved during the previous Roundtable meetings.
honoured to have had this turnout. Delegates openly and
sincerely made their comments with a high level of relevance
and professionalism. We are grateful to Professor Michael
Enright from the University of Hong Kong; Professor Edward
Chen of Lingnan University; Mr Vincent Cheng, vice chairman
and chief executive of Hang Seng Bank Ltd, who acted as
the honorary chairmen for the previous three roundtable
meetings; Mr Stephen Marcopoto, President and Managing Director
of Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific; Mr Charles Chau,
Managing Director of MTV Networks North Asia; and Mr Jun
Tang, Vice President of China Affairs, from the Walt Disney
Company, who co-chaired the fourth Roundtable meetings on
"Entertaining the Nation." Overall, we are quite
satisfied as China's first newspaper in organizing such
a CEO-specific event.
are your future plans for China Daily's CEO Roundtable meetings?
August 31 our theme will be "Globalizing Chinese Brands."
We will invite the CEOs of major Chinese and multinational
brands, global advertising agents, market research companies
and leading academics to talk about this very important
topic. We are delighted that Professor Wang Zhile, Director
of the Research Centre at the Chinese Academy of International
Trade & Economic Co-operation in the Ministry of Commerce
to chair the session.
20, we will gather luxury consumer brands on a "Lifestyle
China" roundtable to take a look at the surging demand
of luxury goods and consumer brands in China's metropolitan
future CEO Roundtables, to be staged in Hong Kong, Beijing,
Shanghai and other major cities, will cover other major
sectors such as energy, logistics, automobiles, WTO, financial
reform, employment, SOE reform, private enterprises, and
visit our website at http://ceoroundtable.chinadaily.com.cn/.
We welcome the CEOs of blue-chip companies and industry
leaders to contact us if they would like to participate
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