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18 October 2006

Lenovo ThinkPad Hikes the Rainforest with Explorers Club Environmentalists

NEW YORK CITY, October 18, 2006 – Lenovo today announced that it has partnered with the Explorers Club to equip five distinguished environmentalists with ThinkPad X60s ultraportable notebooks, supporting their research in rainforest canopies throughout the world. The project builds on ThinkPad’s history of computing in unforgiving environments, including space exploration and mountain expeditions. The […]

16 October 2006

Unauthorized Access Denied

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – October 16, 2006 – Lenovo today announced the first ThinkPad notebooks using security technologies from Utimaco that enable people to fully encrypt the contents of their hard drive with a single swipe of their finger. Lenovo also announced improvements in wireless connectivity and processing performance such as 802.11n technology and […]

28 September 2006

Lenovo and IBM Announce Battery Recall

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and ARMONK, N.Y. – September 28, 2006 – Lenovo and International Business Machines Corporation, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced the voluntary recall of approximately 526,000 lithium-ion batteries worldwide manufactured by Sony Corporation. In the interests of public safety, Lenovo will offer customers free-of-charge replacement batteries […]

27 September 2006

Lenovo Adds Vista Capabilities and AMD Dual-Core Model to Advance Worry-free Desktop Experience

RALEIGH, N.C. – September 27, 2006 – Lenovo today announced the latest model in its Lenovo 3000 desktop PC line-up – the Lenovo 3000 J115 desktop. The new model is one more way Lenovo is providing small business users an affordable, worry-free computing experience. The Vista-capable J115 desktop comes equipped with an AMD Athlon™ 64 […]

26 September 2006

Lenovo Debuts Fleet of Intel Core 2 Duo ThinkCentre Desktop PCs

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – September 26, 2006 – Lenovo today introduced several new desktop PCs including the new ThinkCentre M55p with Intel® vPro™ technology, which combines the industry’s most advanced PC processing features with rock-solid design, functionality and reliability. The new M55p is part of two lines of ThinkCentre desktops that, for the first […]

19 September 2006

Lenovo N100 Widescreen Notebook PC Gets Small Business Game On

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., September 19, 2006 – Lenovo today announced the company’s first Lenovo-branded notebook PC to feature Intel® Core™2 Duo, the Lenovo N100 widescreen notebook PC. Featuring such innovations in PC technology as next-generation WiFi connectivity, enhanced multimedia features, the latest Intel® Core™2 Duo processor, Vista Premium-ready capabilities and industry-leading system support, the […]

18 September 2006

EPA-Funded Standard Gives Lenovo Green Thumbs-Up

Research Triangle Park, N.C., September 18, 2006 – Lenovo today announced that its line of ThinkPad notebooks, ThinkCentre desktops and ThinkVision monitors have received high ratings from EPEAT, a procurement tool funded by the Environmental Protection Agency to help purchasers evaluate PCs based on environmental attributes. The EPEAT tool indicates that Lenovo not only met […]

14 September 2006

Lenovo Lends an Extra Hand to PC Management with Enhanced ThinkVantage Technologies

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–September 14, 2006 – Lenovo today announced a new version of the LANDesk® Management Suite that will, for the first time, provide users direct access to the full portfolio of Lenovo’s award-winning ThinkVantage Technologies. Designed to support IT departments, this new software will help empower businesses to take full advantage of managing […]

12 September 2006

Lenovo Ranked No. 1 for Notebook Customer Satisfaction

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 12, 2006 – Lenovo today announced that it has outperformed top competitors in customer satisfaction with PC hardware quality, reliability and product design features, according to the Technology Business Research (TBR) 2Q 2006 “Corporate IT Buying Behavior and Customer Satisfaction Study: Notebooks.” For the seventh consecutive quarter, Lenovo dominated the […]

31 August 2006

Lenovo Announces Management Changes

HONG KONG, August 31, 2006 – Lenovo Group today announced two management changes. Liu Jun, who has led Lenovo’s global supply chain for the past year, has elected to take a one-year sabbatical from Lenovo to pursue advanced executive studies. “Lenovo has recently launched new programs to identify, train and accelerate career paths for Lenovo’s […]

28 August 2006

Lenovo shares proprietary battery technology with PC industry

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., 28 Aug. 2006 — In the interests of public safety and improving the level of engineering in notebook personal computer designs worldwide, Lenovo today announced that it would take the unusual step of sharing its proprietary battery design technology with the PC industry. The release of information, which Lenovo is providing […]

24 August 2006

Lenovo Launches New Services Unit; Names Christopher J. Askew As SVP, Lenovo Services

HONG KONG, August 24, 2006 – Lenovo Group today announced a new Lenovo Services business unit, uniting all aspects of customer service globally under the leadership of a new senior executive, Christopher J. Askew. “Customer satisfaction is a key goal for Lenovo, and this new Lenovo Services unit deepens our commitment to delighting customers with […]

21 August 2006

Lenovo Launches Center of Excellence; Names David Schmoock to Lead Initiative

HONG KONG, August 21, 2006 – Lenovo Group today unveiled its Center of Excellence (COE), a new organization responsible for supply/demand forecasting, pricing, sales and product mix strategies, inventory management, and performance measurement. “Our goals to lead the PC industry in customer satisfaction and operational excellence require Lenovo to be even more ‘in tune’ with […]

17 August 2006

Lenovo Adds Executives to Drive Business Growth in Asia Pacific

HONG KONG, August 17, 2006 – Lenovo Group today announced the addition of two executives to Lenovo’s Asia Pacific management team. David D. Miller, 42, is joining Lenovo as president of Asia Pacific and senior vice president of Lenovo, effective immediately. He will have responsibility for all of Lenovo’s customer-facing business in the Asia Pacific […]

16 August 2006

ThinkPad T60 Gives Customers Built-in Mobile Broadband Access in U.S.; High-Speed Internet Service in More Than 100 Countries Abroad

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and ATLANTA, August 16, 2006 – Lenovo and Cingular Wireless today announced that the ThinkPad T60 notebook, the first Lenovo PC in the U.S. to feature built-in Cingular UMTS/HSDPA-based technology, is now available to business users across America. With the Cingular-enabled ThinkPad T60, users in the U.S. now can have mobile […]

15 August 2006

Lenovo and Novell Unveil Linux-enabled ThinkPad Mobile Workstation Based on Intel Technology

LINUXWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15, 2006 – Lenovo and Novell today announced the industry’s first Linux-based ThinkPad mobile workstations, which will run Novell’s recently released SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 operating system. The workstations are based on Intel® Centrino® Duo mobile technology. This groundbreaking innovation, the result of a two-year research and development effort between […]

8 August 2006

Lenovo Introduces First ThinkCentre Desktop PCs with AMD Processors

RALEIGH, N.C., August 8, 2006 – Lenovo today unveiled the new ThinkCentre A60, the first worldwide ThinkCentre desktop personal computer featuring an AMD processor. Available in a mini-tower or small desktop, the ThinkCentre A60 delivers mainstream enterprise features such as dual-core processing and improved virus protection and recovery tools for customers in need of manageable […]

7 August 2006

Lenovo Names Rory Read Senior Vice President, Operations

Research Triangle Park, N.C., August 7, 2006 – Lenovo Group Ltd. today announced the appointment of Rory Read as senior vice president, Operations. He reports directly to William Amelio, CEO, and is responsible for the company’s management system and day-to-day operation of business processes. Read, 44, comes to Lenovo after a 23-year career at IBM, […]

4 August 2006

Lenovo Names Kenneth DiPietro Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Research Triangle Park, N.C., August 7, 2006 – Lenovo Group Ltd. today announced the appointment of Kenneth DiPietro as senior vice president, Human Resources. He reports directly to William Amelio, CEO, and is responsible for the company’s human resources policies and programs, and organizational development. DiPietro, 47, was most recently vice president, Human Resources at […]

3 August 2006

Lenovo Reports First Quarter 2006/07 Results

HONG KONG, August 3, 2006 – Lenovo Group today reported results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2006. For the first quarter, consolidated revenue increased 38 percent year over year to US$3.5 billion. The first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2005, reflects two months’ contribution from Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s Personal Computing Division […]

19 July 2006

Lenovo Wins Two Gold Awards at IDEA 2006

BEIJING, July 19, 2006 – Lenovo announced today that it won two Gold Awards in the Research and Computer Equipment categories respectively, at the 2006 Industrial Design Excellence Awards (IDEAs), one of the world’s most prestigious design competitions, sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and BusinessWeek. Lenovo won a Gold IDEA for […]

5 July 2006

Lenovo Establishes Supplemental Retirement Plan for China Employees

BEIJING, July 5, 2006 – At a press conference held in Beijing today, Lenovo Group announced the establishment of a supplemental retirement plan for its employees in China. Lenovo is the first Chinese company to register its corporate pension program with China’s Ministry of Labor & Social Security and one of the first in China’s […]

28 June 2006

IBM Global Technology Services to Deploy Lenovo Software on Non-Lenovo PCs

RALEIGH, N.C., June 28, 2006 — Lenovo’s hallmark software tools soon will be deployed on a wide variety of PCs — not just those manufactured by Lenovo — as part of a deal signed today with IBM Global Technology Services (GTS). As part of the agreement, IBM GTS will expand its use of ThinkVantage Technologies […]

25 May 2006

Lenovo Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2005/06 Results

HONG KONG, May 25, 2006 – Lenovo Group today reported results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended March 31, 2006. For the fourth quarter, consolidated revenue increased 417 percent year over year to HK$24.4 billion, driven by continued strong performance in China and the May 2005 acquisition of IBM’s Personal Computing Division. […]

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