July 29, 2014 12:48 PM ET

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Company Overview of Haier Group Corporation

Company Overview

Haier Group Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the businesses of technology research, product development and manufacturing, trade, and financial services. The company manufactures white goods home appliances, such as refrigerators, household and commercial air conditioners, washing machines, freezers, vacuum cleaners, water heaters, kitchen wares, dishwashers, and microwave ovens, as well as audio and video products, such as televisions and DVD players. It also offers communication and information products, including smartphones, mobile phones, computers, and digital information products; medical raw materials, tablets, capsules, granules, oral liquids, medicine powders for i...

NO.1 Haier Road

Hi-tech Zone

Qingdao,  266101


Founded in 1984


86 53 2889 39999


86 53 2889 38666

Key Executives for Haier Group Corporation

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 65
President and Director
Age: 72
Executive Vice President and Executive Director
Age: 48
Vice President and Executive Director
Age: 56
Vice President
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Haier Group Corporation Key Developments

Haier To Reportedly Be Successful Bidder For Home Appliance Service Division Of General Electric

After General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) clarified its intention to sell off home appliance service, potential buyers included its Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (KOSE:A005930), LG Electronics Inc. (KOSE:A066570) and Haier Group Corporation, reported SinoCast. Haier is believed to become the final winner. If Haier successfully acquired home appliance service from General Electric, it will further expand in American market and make full use of brand influence by GE to gear up in Europe and Japan.

Haier Group Plans to Cut Headcount by 10,000 Employees by the End of 2014

Haier Group announced that the company plans to cut headcount by 10,000 employees by the end of 2014. In addition, the company plans to lay off 5,000 middle managers in the second half of this year, as part of its efforts in strategy alignment. Noticeably, some workers have quit from the company as a result of their disagreement with its strategy alignment.

Haier Group Reportedly Eyes Additional Stake In Qingdao Haier

Haier Group Corporation and person acting in concert bought 899,000 shares in Qingdao Haier Co Ltd on June 25, 2014 according to a recent company announcement. The shareholders expect to buy an additional 23% stake (including the current acquisition) within the next 12 months.

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Private Placement
December 27, 2013
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