ABSTRACT: As the supply chain becomes more and more integrated, China's display industry has been rapidly growing, and it’s end-products have become more diversified and are continually being advanced. How to ride the tide and win the marketplace by synergy will be discussed.
BIO: Mr. Li Dongsheng is Chairman, CEO, and founder of TCL Corporation and is also Chairman of China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT). In 1982, Mr. Li began his career as an engineer at TTK Home Electronic Appliances, the predecessor of TCL. In 1985, he was appointed General Manager of the newly established joint venture, Telephone Communication Limited, thus creating the TCL brand. In 1993, Mr. Li became the General Manager of TCL Electronics Group. Shortly thereafter, TCL launched its color-TV business and quickly became an industry leader. Mr. Li took the position of Chairman and President of the company in 1996. In 2003, Mr. Li was appointed Chairman of the Board and CEO of TCL Corporation. TCL’s LCD television and mobile-phone sales leaped to 7th place globally by the third quarter of 2011. In 2011, Mr. Li was recognized as a “Chinese Economic Leader” by the website Ifeng and 21st Century Business Herald. He also received the “Life Achievement Award of the Top 25 Influential Business Leaders” from China Entrepreneur magazine. As of September 2012, TCL Multimedia has shipped over 10 million LCD TVs. TCL Corporation is the top TV brand in China and ranks sixth among the top 100 Chinese brands. It has 29.81 billion yuan ($4.77 billion) in operating revenues and 480 million yuan in net