Lenovo Group, today, announced the appointment of two industry leaders as independent non-executive directors of the company, namely Ms. Cher Wang Hsiueh Hong and Professor Xue Lan. The two industry-acclaimed veterans join a group of nine other globally diverse directors at Lenovo’s board.
“On behalf of the Board and management of Lenovo, I am pleased to welcome Ms. Wang and Prof. Xue to Lenovo’s Board of Directors. They bring a wealth of global insight, experience, and perspective across key areas of innovation, investment, and social responsibility. These will be invaluable as Lenovo further cements its position as a global technology powerhouse and seizes the digital and intelligent transformation opportunities to fuel our future business growth,”Yuanqing Yang, Lenovo Chairman and CEO
Ms. Cher Wang Hsiueh Hong is the co-founder and chairwoman of HTC Corporation and has established a number of other successful Information Technology related businesses over her 40 years career in the IT industry, including the establishment of VIA Technologies Inc. in 1992, a leading developer of computing platforms connecting businesses to advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and computer vision technology for transportation, industrial, smart city, and data center applications.
Professor Xue Lan is currently a professor at Tsinghua University, where he teaches and has research interests in Public Policy and Management, Science and Technology Policy, Crisis Management and Global Governance at Tsinghua University. Professor Xue is currently an independent non-executive director of SenseTime Group and Neusoft Corporation. He is serving as the vice chairman of the board of Chinese Association of Science and Science & Technology Policy, the chair of the National Expert Committee on New Generation of Artificial Intelligence Governance and is a member of the Standing Committee of the China Association for Science and Technology.