Sell Your Equipment  /  Dealer Login  /  Create Account

SANY Group Chairman Liang Earns Leadership Accolade

Tue January 15, 2013 - National Edition
Construction Equipment Guide


Liang Wengen is one of 10 business and economic leaders named 2012 “Economic Person of the Year” by the Chinese broadcast network CCTV.
Liang Wengen is one of 10 business and economic leaders named 2012 “Economic Person of the Year” by the Chinese broadcast network CCTV.

SANY Group Chairman Liang Wengen is one of 10 business and economic leaders named 2012 “Economic Person of the Year” by the Chinese broadcast network CCTV.

Liang’s inclusion on the Economic Person of the Year list was announced Dec. 12 at a ceremony in Beijing, China. In making the award, the network cited SANY Heavy Industry Co. Inc.’s acquisition of German concrete pump manufacturer Putzmeister Holding GmbH. The 2012 purchase made SANY the world’s top manufacturer of concrete pumps. The move was part of SANY’s drive to become a more global equipment brand.

CCTV also cited the decision by SANY-related Ralls Corp. to sue U.S. President Barack Obama after the U.S. government blocked Ralls from developing a wind farm located near a U.S. military facility in Oregon. Ralls is owned by two SANY executives.

Other notable 2012 person of the year recipients were Jack Ma, chairman and CEO of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group; Yang Yuanquing, CEO of computer maker Lenovo; and Ning Gaoning, chairman of China state-owned food company COFCO.

Chairman Liang last won the Economic Person of the Year Award in 2005.

For more information, visit www.sanyamerica.com.




Today's top stories

Crews Install Largest Concrete Beams Manufactured in Midwest On Tri-State Tollway's $4B Project

2021-2022 Construction Economic Forecast

VIDEO: Maintaining Your Snowplow for Better Performance

VIDEO: Could You Pull a 100-Ton Volvo Hauler Using Only LEGO Technic Elements?

Ruhlin/Shelly and Sands JV Begins Largest Project in ODOT District 4's History

Crews Work to Complete $26M BTW Magnet School

Mason Tractor Opens Fifth Kubota Dealership in Villa Rica, Ga.

Blythe Construction/100 Years


 






ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo