Chairman of the Board & CEO, TCL Corporation
Mr. Thomson Li is the Chairman, CEO and founder of TCL Corporation. In 1985, he was appointed General Manager of the newly established joint venture, Telephone Communication Limited and subsequently he created the TCL brand. In 1996, Mr. Li was appointed as the Chairman and CEO of TCL Corporation. Now TCL has become a truly global enterprise with 60,000 employees in 80 countries.
Mr. Li was awarded ‘Business Leader of the Decade’ by CCTV Economy Channel in 2009. In 2004, he was also named ‘Asian Businessman of the Year’ by Fortune Magazine and one of the ‘Top 25 Global Business Leaders’ by Time Magazine and CNN.
Mr. Li was elected as delegate to China’s 16th Party Congress, and served as a representative of the 10th, 11th, and 12th National People's Congress. Mr. Li holds a number of prestigious positions such as: Chairman of China Electronic Imaging Industry Association, Vice Chairman of China Chamber of International Commerce, and Executive Committee member of All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce among others.