MoU Signed between CUHK Business School and Shenzhen CIMC Industry & City Development Group - CUHK MBA

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MoU Signed between CUHK Business School and Shenzhen CIMC Industry & City Development Group

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School and Shenzhen CIMC Industry & City Development Group Company Limited. This will provide a framework between CUHK Business School and Shenzhen CIMC Industry & City Development Group to collaborate on executive education, joint research, business forums and consultation, as well as job and internship opportunities for students.

The MoU signing ceremony was held virtually on 19 March afternoon. Prof. Lin Zhou, Dean of CUHK Business School and Choh-Ming Li Professor of Economics; and Ms. Dandan Zhang, Assistant President of Shenzhen CIMC Industry & City Development Group signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organisations.

The ceremony was witnessed by guests and senior executives/faculty members from both sides, including Prof. Michael Zhang, Associate Dean (Innovation and Impact); Prof. Seen-Meng Chew, Associate Dean (External Engagement) at CUHK Business School; Xianguo Xu, Deputy General Manager, Merchants Marketing Department; and Hao Xiong, Senior Operations Manager, Park Operation Department at Shenzhen CIMC Industry & City Development Group.

Ms. Dandan Zhang said, “As a business education pioneer in Asia, CUHK Business School has nurtured many high-achieving graduates who steer and shape the global economic landscape. With the signing of this MoU, the two organisations will strengthen their collaboration in various areas by leveraging their respective expertise.”

Prof. Lin Zhou, Dean of CUHK Business School and Choh-Ming Li Professor of Economics

Prof. Lin Zhou expressed, “Thanks to CIMC Industry & City Development Group for their recognition and support to CUHK Business School. We are looking forward to working hand in hand and bringing our industry-teaching-research cooperation to new heights. As CIMC Industry & City Development Group is a leading developer of industrial cities in China, the collaboration will serve as a benchmark that helps us foster partnerships with more corporations in the mainland.”

Established in 2003, Shenzhen CIMC Industry & City Development Group is headquartered in Shekou, Shenzhen. The company is a subsidiary of China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd. (CIMC). CIMC is a world leading supplier of logistics and energy equipment, dedicated to supplying high-quality and reliable equipment and services, including containers, vehicles, energy, chemical and food equipment, offshore, trucks, logistics services, airport facilities, etc.

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Representatives from CUHK Business School and Shenzhen CIMC Industry & City Development Group posed for a virtual group photo in the MoU signing ceremony.