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Management
"We aspire to be more than just a leading personal technology company, but to be a company that is known, admired and respected around the world." – Yuanqing Yang, Chairman and CEO

Management

 


  • Gianfranco LANCI
    Corporate President and Chief Operating Officer

  • WONG Wai Ming
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

  • Gerry P. SMITH
    Executive Vice President and President, Data Center Group

  • CHEN Xudong
    Senior Vice President and Co-President, Mobile Business Group

  • HE Zhiqiang
    Senior Vice President, Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group

  • Dr. Peter HORTENSIUS
    Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, and Head of Strategy, Data Center Group

  • Aymar de LENCQUESAING
    Senior Vice President and Co-President, Mobile Business Group
    Chairman and President, Motorola Mobility

  • QIAO Jian
    Senior Vice President, Human Resources

  • David ROMAN
    Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

  • Luca ROSSI
    President, EMEA and LATAM Vice President, Lenovo

  • WANG Xiaoyan
    Senior Vice President, Centralized Services

  • ZHOU Qingtong
    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Data Center Group

  • Arthur HU
    Chief Information Officer

 

 

 

 

 

YANG Yuanqing
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Yang Yuanqing is Chief Executive Officer and an executive director of the Company and has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board on November 3, 2011. He is also a director and a shareholder of Sureinvest Holdings Limited which holds interests in the issued share capital of the Company. Mr. Yang assumed the duties of chief executive officer on February 5, 2009. Prior to that, he was the chairman of the board from April 30, 2005. Before taking up the office as chairman, Mr. Yang was the chief executive officer and has been an executive director since December 16, 1997. He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of computers. Under his leadership, Lenovo has been China's best-selling PC brand since 1997. Mr. Yang holds a Master's degree from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Science and Technology of China. Mr. Yang is also a guest professor at the University of Science and Technology of China and a member of the New York Stock Exchange's International Advisory Committee.Top
Gianfranco LANCI
Corporate President and Chief Operating Officer

Gianfranco Lanci joined the Group in April 2012 and is currently Corporate President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for running Lenovo’s PC and Smart Device Business Group. Prior to that he ran Lenovo’s combined PC and Enterprise business groups.  Before that, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for running Lenovo's global PC business as well as for Lenovo's EMEA region and the Asia Pacific markets of Australia, Japan and New Zealand.  Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of the Company and President of the EMEA geography. Mr Lanci has 30 years experience across the PC business, including leadership roles at Texas Instruments and Acer. He was appointed as President of Acer Inc. in 2005 and in 2008 became Chief Executive Officer and President. Under his leadership he led Acer to the #2 position globally and #1 in EMEA whilst recording record profitability for three consecutive years. He holds a degree in engineering from the Politecnico of Turin.Top

WONG Wai Ming
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Wong Wai Ming is Executive Vice President of the Company and Chief Financial Officer. He was previously an investment banker for more than 15 years and also held senior management position in listed companies in Hong Kong. He was an independent non-executive director of the Company from March 30, 1999 until his appointment to the position of CFO on May 23, 2007. Mr. Wong is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a Bachelor's degree in Management Sciences from the Victoria University of Manchester, U.K..Top

Gerry P. SMITH
Executive Vice President and President, Data Center Group

Gerry P. Smith joined the Group in August 2006 and is currently Executive Vice President of the Company and President of the Data Center Group.  In this role he oversees Lenovo's fast-growing enterprise business worldwide.

 

Prior to that, Mr. Smith was Chief Operating Officer of the combined PC and Enterprise Business Group.  Prior to that, Mr. Smith was Senior Vice President of the Company and President of the Americas geography.  Before that, Mr. Smith was Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain and is responsible for end-to-end supply chain management encompassing order management, supply planning, procurement, manufacturing, logistics and fulfilment operations. Before joining the Group, Mr. Smith held a number of leadership roles at Dell, including Vice President and General Manager of Notebook Development, of Peripherals Development and of the Display Line of Business. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Marketing from Pacific Lutheran University.

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CHEN Xudong
Senior Vice President and Co-President, Mobile Business Group

Mr. Chen joined Lenovo in 1993, and is currently Senior Vice President of the Company and Co-President, Mobile Business Group. In this role he focuses on Lenovo’s Mobile business in China, the world’s largest mobile market. He is also the founding CEO of ShenQi, a subsidiary mobile company for Lenovo.

 

Prior to that, Mr. Chen was Senior Vice President of Lenovo Group and President for Lenovo China Region and the Asia Pacific Emerging Markets region. Prior to this, he was President of the Lenovo China Region.

 

Mr. Chen’s other leadership roles include Regional Sales, Commerce, Quality, and Channel Management. He was appointed as vice president of Lenovo Group in April 2005, and took charge of Lenovo's channel sales and consumer business for Asia Pacific in 2006. From December 2008 to December 2009, he was responsible for the strategy and operations of Lenovo's Asia Pacific and Russia regions, and then moved to Lenovo's Emerging Market Group. Mr.Chen has served as the general manager of Lenovo China region since December 2009, and was appointed to senior vice president of Lenovo Group in October 2011.

 

Mr.Chen graduated from Peking University with a bachelor's degree in probability statistics in 1989 and a master's degree in the same discipline in 1992. Mr. Chen also holds an EMBA degree from China Europe International Business School.

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HE Zhiqiang
Senior Vice President, Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group

He Zhiqiang joined the Group in 1986 and is the Senior Vice President of the Company, Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group. Prior to that he was President of the Ecosystem and Cloud Business Group, where he oversaw Lenovo's work to expand its fast growing Ecosystem business, as well as to drive innovation in software for Cloud based applications.

 

Previously, Mr. He served as Chief Technology Officer with responsibility for technology strategy, R&D systems and technology exploration of emerging areas. Prior to that, Mr. He held various leadership positions in Lenovo particularly in overseeing Lenovo's R&D initiatives and systems. Mr. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Communication from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and a Master's degree in Computer Engineering from the Institute of Computing Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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Dr. Peter HORTENSIUS
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Peter D. Hortensius is Senior Vice President of Lenovo and Chief Technology Officer for the company, with responsibilities for Lenovo's innovation centers located around the world.  In addition, he is Chief Technology Officer and leads strategy for the Data Center Group. Previously, Dr. Hortensius was President of the Think Business Group which has supply chain and product responsibilities for Lenovo's Think branded product lines. 

 

Prior to this role, he served as President of the Product Group where he managed both the company's commercial and consumer PC product portfolio, and enterprise business.  Before that, he was Senior Vice President of Lenovo's Think Product Group where he managed the company's commercial product portfolio and was responsible for increasing market share and profitability in enterprise segments and in new growth areas like small-to-medium business by launching the ThinkPad Edge line of laptops.

 

Dr. Hortensius joined Lenovo in May, 2005 as Senior Vice President for Worldwide Product Development and was appointed Senior Vice President for Lenovo's Notebook Business Unit in October with business and product development responsibilities for all the ThinkPad and Lenovo-branded laptop lines.

 

Before joining Lenovo, Dr. Hortensius spent 17 years with IBM where he was the vice president, Products and Offerings, for IBM's PC Division.  He has extensive expertise in product and technology research and development.

 

Dr. Hortensius holds a Doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba in Canada.

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Aymar de LENCQUESAING
Senior Vice President and Co-President, Mobile Business Group
Chairman and President, Motorola Mobility


As Co-President of Lenovo’s Mobile Business Group, Aymar co-leads Lenovo’s mobile business, including R&D, product, supply chain and the Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America and EMEA Geos.


Prior to that, Aymar was Lenovo's President of North America, responsible for North America sales, daily operations, growth and profitability of the region -- encompassing the United States and Canada. Prior to that, he was President of Lenovo in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).  Under his leadership, EMEA reached record market share and profitability across a diverse region including more than 120 countries, supported by 50 offices. 

 

Aymar joined Lenovo in 2013 to lead the company's drive in the mobile space in EMEA and lay the foundations for the company's expansion plans. He was promoted to president EMEA and senior vice president Lenovo Group in January 2014 and at the same time joined the Lenovo Executive Committee, LEC.

 

His 30 year career has spanned global leadership roles with companies in both the US and Europe. Over the last ten years he was based in Europe where he was corporate VP and member of the Executive Committee of Capgemini, senior VP and president of SHBG at Acer and CEO of Packard-Bell.

 

Prior to being in Europe he spent over twenty years in California where he held a variety of leadership positions in large companies such as Softbank, Ziff-Davis and Tandon, as well as a variety of technology start-ups.

 

Aymar graduated from the ESSEC business school in France in 1981.

 

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QIAO Jian
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Qiao Jian joined the Group in 1990 and is currently Senior Vice President, Human Resources, responsible for human resources, organizational development, global talent, compensation and benefits as well as nurturing the Company's culture. Prior to assuming this position, Ms. Qiao held various senior positions in the Group including senior vice president of Strategy and Planning and vice president of Human Resources in China – both before and after the acquisition of IBM's PC Division. Ms. Qiao has extensive experience in human resources, strategy, marketing and branding. She holds a Bachelor's degree in management science from Fudan University and holds an EMBA from China Europe International Business School.Top

David ROMAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

David Roman is senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Lenovo, responsible for driving all marketing activities for the global personal computer maker.

 

Prior to joining Lenovo, David was vice president of worldwide marketing communications for Hewlett-Packard's Personal Systems Group, responsible for driving advertising, media relations and marketing services. He was responsible for HP's award winning "The Computer is Personal Again" campaign.

 

Before HP, David was vice president of Corporate and International Marketing at NVIDIA. He also held a number of different marketing leadership roles at Apple Computer in Europe, Asia Pacific and the USA. His last Apple role was vice president of worldwide advertising and brand marketing.

 

David graduated from the Queensland University of Technology (Australia) with a degree in Architecture after starting his architectural studies at the Polytechnic of Torino (Italy). He also pursued executive MBA studies at INSEAD in Paris.

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Luca ROSSI
Senior Vice President and President, LATAM & EMEA

Luca Rossi joined Lenovo in 2015 and is now President of the EMEA and LATAM geographies, leading the PC, smartphone, tablet, and server businesses. Previously, he led the LATAM geography before having the scope of his role extended to EMEA.

 

Prior to joining Lenovo, Mr. Rossi served as President of EMEA for Acer. His other roles at Acer included leading the Packard Bell business, the consumer business, and the entire product business.

 

Before Acer, he held a number of positions with Asus, culminating in General Manager for Asus Europe.

 

Mr. Rossi’s career began as a 19-year-old entrepreneur when he set up an Italian systems integrator under the Geo Microsystems brand.

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Xiaoyan WANG
Senior Vice President, Centralized Services

Xiaoyan Wang, senior vice president at Lenovo, was appointed chief information officer in March 2009. She was named senior vice president of world wide services in 2013. She is responsible for Lenovo's service organization as well as information technology strategy and operations including all aspects of Lenovo's global IT infrastructure, business applications development, support and maintenance, as well as information service delivery and security. Under Ms. Wang's leadership, the Information Technology organization is working closely with Lenovo's internal business partners in designing IT strategies, processes and architecture to support Lenovo's Think, Idea, mature and emerging market segments.

 

Ms. Wang joined Lenovo in 1994 and has held several posts including chief administrative officer heading corporate functions such as Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, and corporate administration. She has also led various technical service organizations at Lenovo. Ms. Wang was part of the team that worked on the groundbreaking Lenovo's acquisition of IBM's PC business. Prior to Lenovo, she worked in various areas including R&D engineering, technical service and project management.

 

Ms. Wang holds a master's degree of science in mechanical technology and automation from Beijing Institute of Technology, and an EMBA from China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

 

In 1999, Ms. Wang was honored by the Chinese Academy of Science as one of its "Outstanding Women." Ms. Wang is also a trustee of the CEIBS Education Charity organization, which provides financial support for the education of underprivileged children.

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ZHOU Qingtong
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Data Center Group

Zhou QingTong is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Data Center Group. He joined Lenovo in 2004.

 

Mr. Zhou has held numerous other senior positions at Lenovo, including Chief Information Officer and Chief Strategy Officer. As Chief Financial Officer for the Emerging Markets Group, he oversaw finances for a business unit that covered more than 120 markets. He has also been financially responsible for many other parts of Lenovo, including Asia Pacific, Russia, and Greater China.

 

Before joining Lenovo, Mr Zhou worked at other technology firms and with the management consultants, Bain & Company.

 

Mr. Zhou holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago, plus a Master's and Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Tsinghua University.

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Arthur HU
Chief Information Officer

As the Chief Information Officer for Lenovo Group, Arthur Hu is responsible for the overall delivery of information services, digital technology, and business transformation.

 

Mr. Hu works with the business units to drive business model transformation for more competitive capabilities, and oversees a portfolio of strategic initiatives to further strengthen IT management and business collaboration.

 

Previously, he held a series of leadership positions within the Lenovo CIO team covering IT Strategy, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture and Business Transformation, and Digital Go-to-Market Solutions Delivery.

 

Prior to joining Lenovo in 2009, Mr. Hu was with McKinsey & Company, where he focused on high tech, strategy and technology management, and operational and strategic programs to deliver transformation impact across global organizations. Before that, he worked in software engineering at a variety of companies, including Amazon.

 

Mr. Hu holds both a Bachelors and Masters Degree of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University. A sports enthusiast, he enjoys tennis, basketball, and rollerblading.

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