Lenovo Founder Liu Chuanzhi Honored For Contributions to U.S.-China Relations
Purchase, New York — Sept. 22, 2005 — Liu Chuanzhi, president of Legend Holdings Limited and founder of Lenovo, was honored Wednesday evening by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations in recognition of his notable contributions to building relations between the United States and China. He is the first Chinese business executive to receive the honor. Mr. Liu was introduced to more than 600 friends and supporters of the Committee by U.S. Ambassador to China, The Honorable J. Stapleton Roy, at a black-tie dinner held in New York City. Other honorees Wednesday evening included Karen Elliott House, publisher of The Wall Street Journal and senior vice president of Dow Jones & Co., Inc.; Frederick W. Smith, chairman, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Corporation; and John L. Thornton, director of the Global Leadership Program at Tsinghua University and former president and co-chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs. The Honorable Robert B. Zoellick, Deputy Secretary of State, was the featured dinner speaker. The National Committee on United States-China Relations is a national, non-partisan public affairs organization devoted exclusively to building constructive and durable relationships between the United States and China. It is chaired by The Honorable Carla A. Hills, former U.S. Trade Representative and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. About Lenovo Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is the world's third-largest personal computing company. Formed by Lenovo Group's acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina, and develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure, and easy-to-use technology products and services. For more information, see www.lenovo.com .