Shanghai, China, March 22, 2015 – Lenovo (HK: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced that Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing will join the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, an international non-profit organization focused on preventing cancer and advancing research that promotes improved patient outcomes to encourage health initiatives in China.
The CEO Roundtable on Cancer is known for its CEO Cancer Gold Standard, a workplace wellness program with three major goals: risk reduction, early detection, and quality care. To achieve these goals, the program focuses on five key areas: prevention (which includes tobacco use, nutrition, physical activity, healthy weight and vaccines), screening, clinical trials, quality treatment and survivorship as well as health education and health promotion. The CEO Cancer Gold Standardprogram has already been adopted by nearly 200 of the world’s leading companies and more than 4.5 million lives are covered under this life-lengthening and life-celebrating initiative.
“I am honored to join this prestigious organization and support important cause as a founding member in China,” said Yuanqing Yang, Chairman and CEO, Lenovo. “As a global company, it is our goal to provide our employees around the world with the best quality experience at work. I believe that creating a healthier workplace can directly benefit our people, their families and our company. Lenovo is proud to join this effort and the fight against cancer.”
“Thousands of people are being diagnosed with cancer on daily basis in China. However, about 60 percent of cancer deaths can be prevented through improved awareness and wellness prevention programs,” said Dr. Martin J. Murphy, CEO of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer. “We truly value Mr. Yuanqing Yang’s leadership in our fight against cancer in China.”
For more information on the CEO Roundtable on Cancer-China, visit: www.CancerGoldStandard.org.cn
About The CEO Roundtable on Cancer
The CEO Roundtable on Cancer was founded in 2001, when former President George H.W. Bush challenged a group of executives to “do something bold and venturesome about cancer within your own corporate families.” The CEOs responded by creating and encouraging the widespread adoption of the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ which calls for organizations to evaluate their health benefits and workplace culture and take extensive, concrete actions in five key areas of health and wellness to address cancer in the workplace. For more information on the CEO Cancer Gold Standard and the free web-based accreditation process, please visit www.CancerGoldStandard.org.
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $39 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. Our portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode YOGA brands), workstations, servers, storage, smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Motorola brand), tablets and apps. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@Lenovo) or visit us at www.lenovo.com.
For more information:
CEO Roundtable on Cancer-China
Ray Wang, Senior Director