Position: Vice President, Human Resources
Gao Lan joined Lenovo in 2009 and is now Vice President of Human Resources, responsible for human resources, organizational development, global talent, compensation and benefits, as well as nurturing the company's culture.
 
Prior to this, Lan held several Vice President roles leading many teams, including Emerging Markets Group HR Partner, APLA & China HR Partner, People & Organization Capability, and HR Strategy & Operations.
 
Ms. Gao has provided strategic HR support to the business, led organization design and restructuring projects, initiated talent development programs, organized and delivered global leadership development programs, and led the culture and HR operations integration for the IBM x86 server and Motorola acquisitions.
 
Before joining Lenovo, Lan was the Vice President of Human Resources for Thomson’s Asia Pacific region, Vice President of Human Resources for Asia Gas in BP, and was Country Head of Human Resources for Novartis China and Hong Kong.
 
Lan holds a Bachelor Degree of Science from Nankai University in China. She also studied Human Resource Management at the Western Management Institute of Beijing, and completed the Leadership Excellence for Business HR Program at Stanford University in the US.

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