More efforts needed for firms to go global
Wang Xu and Yin Ping)

SHANGHAI: The manufacturing industry is at an important juncture as the country will soon face a new round of development in the next five years.

Problems, policies and future trends of the sector were discussed last Sunday at the 19th China Daily CEO Roundtable in Shanghai.

More than 30 top-level managers in the manufacturing sector attended the forum themed "Made-in-China Under Globalization".

"Today's forum is of great significance as it is designed to promote the rapid development of China's manufacturing industry and help smooth communication of manufacturers and government and media," said Larry Lee, Executive President of China Daily East China Bureau in Shanghai.

Roundtable connects movers and shakers
(Alexander Wan)

The China Daily CEO Roundtable is a by-invitation-only network of leaders in government and business for the sharing of executive insights on strategic issues relating to China's economy, business and social developments.

Delegates are senior officials, CEOs and senior executives of Fortune 500 and China's largest and most dynamic companies.

Discussions are given prominent coverage in China Daily, and executive summaries are submitted to relevant ministries for future policy formulation reference.

Nineteen CEO roundtables have been held in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong during the past year covering creativity and innovation, capital market reforms, macroeconomy, regional development, China-Asia economic integration, branding, next generation multinational corporations, sports marketing, corporate social responsibility as well as automobiles, digital entertainment, lifestyles, health care reforms, media entertainment, tourism and "The World's Shanghai by 2020," which was chaired by Han Zheng, mayor of Shanghai.

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About China Daily CEO Roundtable

As a service by China Daily for the global business community, China Daily CEO Roundtable is a by-invitation network of government leaders, CEOs and senior executives of FORTUNE 500 and China's largest companies, for the collective learning and sharing of executive insights on China's strategic issues relating to its economy, business and social developments.

Discussions will be given prominent coverage on China Daily.

Twenty roundtables have been held in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong over the past year on various issues such as China-Asia business partnership, the macro-economy, China's regional development, Shanghai by 2020, Hong Kong's future role, the next generation MNC, corporate social responsibility in China, Chinese branding, automobiles, entertainment and lifestyle, etc.

Upcoming Roundtables:

The 21st China Daily CEO Roundtable:
Sustainable Development in China

Honorary Chairperson:
Dr. Jane Goodall, UN Ambassador for Peace, Founder of The Jane Goodall Institute

December 6, 2005, Grand Hyatt Beijing

For enquiries on invitation, speaking opportunities, sponsorship, strategic partnership and customized events, please email Alexander Wan, Executive Editor, China Daily CEO Roundtable at:

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events, please visit our website at

Previous Sessions

No. Topics Date
1 China's Regions: Towards Balanced Development April 20, 2004
2 Taking Pulse of China's Economy Growth May 25, 2004
3 The Role of HK in Building China's Financial System July 19,
4 Entertaining the Nation August 26, 2004
5 Globalizing Chinese Brands August 31, 2004
6 Life Style China Nov. 12, 2004
7 China:2005 and Beyond Dec 3,
8 Road Ahead for MNC Feb. 25, 2005
9 China-Asia Business Partnership: Implication for Multinationals March 29, 2005
10 Auto Sector Growth Sustainable April 28, 2005
11 Corporate Social Responsibility in China May 13, 2005
12 2020 The World's Shanghai June 17, 2005
13 Economic integration drives growth in Asia June 24, 2005
14 Nation's healthcare reform examined August 26, 2005
15 CEOs view digital entertainment puzzle September 30, 2005
16 World-class event offers a ride in the fast lane October 14, 2005
17 Hotel and tourism development in China November 14, 2005
18 Capital Market Reforms - Visions, Process and Imperatives November 18, 2005
19 Made-in-China under Globalization November 27, 2005
20 Next Generation Design, Innovation and Creativity for China November 30, 2005

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The 19th China Daily CEO Roundtable

Honorary Chairmen

Kevan Watts
Chairman, Merrill Lynch International Incorporated

  Mr. Alexander Wan
Executive Editor, China Daily CEO Roundtable
List of Delegates
Name   Campany   Title  
Mr. Alex Wan China Daily Executive Editor, China Daily CEO Roundtable  
Dr. Gao Huiqing State Information Centre
Director of the Strategic Planning Division of the Development Research Department  
Mr. Paul Hussey
Danaher Motion Vice President Asia  
Mr. Wolfgang Pech
Deutsche Messe AG Vice President  
Mr.Alexander KĘ╣hnel Deutsche Messe AG Project Director,Hannover Messe Worldwide  
Mr.Remo Luetolf
ABB (China) Limited Group Vice President
Head,Automation Products China
Mr. Zhang Danian
Baker & McKenzie LLP Partner and Chief Representative  
Mr. Liu Jia Rui
Baker & McKenzie LLP Registered Foreign Lawyer  
Mr. Larry Lee China Daily COO & Editor, Shanghai and East China Headquarters  
Mr. TG Wang
Danaher Motion Country Manager China  
Dr. Christian Jaufmann Flender Power Transmission (Tianjin) Co., Ltd CEO  
Mr. Bob Scott IMI Norgren Pneumatics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Manager Director  
Mr. William Ou Kaeser Kompressoren Shanghai Co., Ltd. General Manager  
Mr.Shiraishi Yosuke Komatsu Forklift (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd General Manager  
Bruno Houdmont ING Asia Chief Representative  
Mr. Franz Poeckl KUKA Flexible Manufacturing Systems (Shanghai) Co, Ltd General Manager  
Mr.Yasuhira Minagawa Omron (China) Co. Ltd CEO  
Mr.Guo-yu Cai Omron Trading(Shanghai) Co. Ltd Division General Manager  
Mr. Zheng Qinghao Rittal Electro-Mechanical Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd President  
Dr. Gou Jianhui Schaeffler (China) Co., Ltd Managing Director  
Mr. Daniel Wang Shanghai BizVision International Investment & Management Co., Ltd Managing Director  
Mr.Jeff Wang Shanghai Everwell Industrial Equipment Co., Ltd General Manager  
Mr. Raymond Brady Siemens Logistics and Assembly Systems Ltd Vice President and General Manager  
Ms. Jenny Jiang Staff Service COUNTRY MANAGER  
Mr.Gary Wu Volvo Trucks Greater China Executive Vice President, Area Asia
President and CEO, Greater China