Yang Mian Mian

Bahree, Megha
September 2007
Forbes Asia;9/17/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 15, p164
The article profiles Yang Mian Mian, chairman of Haier in China. Haier is the world's fifth-largest maker of household appliances, making Yang Mian Mian one of China's most powerful businesswomen. Haier continues to look abroad for acquisitions after it lost its bid for U.S. white goods maker Maytag to Whirlpool in 2005. Meanwhile, Haier is considering spinning off its divisions into five separately traded, listed companies, beginning with its computer business.


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