Emerson Appoints New China General Manager
BEIJING (Oct 30, 2015) — Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced that Jennie Li has been named general manager of Emerson China. In this role, Li will be responsible for Emerson’s corporate activities in China, including developing and maintaining relationships with key customers and government officials, implementing corporate programs, as well as driving Emerson’s growth strategies to further strengthen its market-leading positions in China.
Li joined Emerson in 2003 as Principal Representative for Government Relations in China. In 2004, she took on the additional responsibility of serving as Chief Representative for Emerson’s Corporate office in Beijing. In 2014, she was promoted to Deputy General Manager, Emerson China. Prior to joining Emerson, Li has worked for Wal-Mart in China, Metromedia China Corporation, and the Economic & Commercial Counsellor’s Office of the Chinese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
"I am confident that with Jennie's twenty-plus years of experience in the industry and her full attention focused on helping our company contribute to our China customers’ success, Emerson will continue to maintain leadership within this growing market," said Sara Yang Bosco, President, Emerson Asia Pacific. "And with her strong vision and leadership, we are certain Emerson itself will continue to grow in this dynamic environment too."
Li succeeds Dadong Zhao who has retired after working more than 13 years with the company.
“I am honored for this opportunity to lead Emerson in its largest overseas market”, Li says, “and confident that with the company’s innovative technologies, high standards of ethics and long term commitment in the market since the 1970’s, we will continue to support China to achieve sustainable developments and overcome new challenges ahead. I look forward to working closely with our customers and partners in China to accomplish more achievements in the future.
After graduating from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 1990, Li went on to participate in the executive MBA program at the China Europe International Business School.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2014 were US$24.5 billion. For more information, visit Emerson.com。