Leading Entrepreneurs

Wang Xihui -- General Manager of Aluminum Corporation of China, Ltd (CHALCO) Henan Branch

Mr. Wang Xihui, professor-level senior engineer, is General Manager of Aluminum Corporation of China, Ltd (CHALCO) Henan Branch, as well as Executive Director of China Non-ferrous Metal Industry Association, Commissioner of China Non-ferrous Metal Academy Alumina Branch, Vice President of China Quality Association Non-ferrous Metal Branch, and Director-general of Henan Provincial Non-ferrous Metal Association.

For over 20 years Mr. Wang has been concentrated on management and R&D of aluminum industry, with an aim to make China aluminum industry stronger and improve its comprehensive competitiveness. Under his leadership, the world leading duralumin leaching technology and alumina manufacturing technology were initiated. His team also constructed a 700-thousand-ton alumina project which consists of world-class equipment and technology. Thanks to Mr. Wang's great achievements, the company's total assets and sales revenue will both reach 10 billion RMB till the year of 2006 with 2-million-ton yearly output of alumina, which will make the company the biggest producer and research base of alumina, carbon anode and gallium products. The company's products win universal reputation in more than 10 countries throughout the world. In 2003, its comprehensive strength ranked No. 9 in China's metal industry, and its benefit No. 1.

Facing opportunities and challenges brought by economic globalization, Mr. Wang is leading Henan's and even China's aluminum industry to a rapid development stage with his forward looking strategy and management. Nowadays Henan has become the manufacturing, processing and R&D base of aluminum in China.

Mr. Wang's feature corporate culture notion brought him the CCO (Chief Culture Officer) award in 2004. As a management specialist, his "safety confirmation system" was introduced nationwide. His management concept of "defect - standard - information" proves to be very effective. His 5 aluminum science and technology achievements are recognized as world-class, which wins him over a dozen national, provincial and ministerial honors and high reputation among his staff and in fellow industry.