Dong Mingzhu (Chinese: 董明珠; pinyin: Dǒng Míngzhū) sinh năm 1954.
Dong was born the youngest of seven children in a working-class family. When she was a child, she wanted to be a soldier. Dong graduated from a specialized institute in Wuhu, city in Anhui province in 1975, with a degree in Statistics. After graduation, Dong got an administrative job at local government chemistry laboratory in Nanjing for 15 years.
Hoạt động và sự nghiệp
- Dong joined Gree in 1990 as a salesperson. Today she is president of China’s top air-conditioning manufacturer and a major player in the world market.
- In October, Gree Electric purchased a high-end refrigerator maker in the hopes of contributing strong sales to the company.
- Other efforts to diversify beyond air conditioners into areas such as alternative energy vehicles and smartphones have been lukewarm.
- The company is still dependent on air conditioners with sales making up 80% of the company’s profits.
- Dong recently announced the company’s intention to manufacture computer chips starting in 2019.