Vice President and CEO of TCL Healthcare
Dr. Chen Zhi was born in Taiwan, China in October, 1953. He obtained a Bachelor Degree of Civil Engineering from National Central University, then went on to pursue a master’s degree in Structural Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, before receiving a PHD at Leigh University.
In 1983, he joined GE Calma as a CAD/CAM Manager in Silicon Valley. In 1987, he was transferred to Taiwan, where he was in charge of market development in Southeast Asia. In 1989, he started his work at GE Healthcare, where he was in charge of its business in Taiwan and the Philippines. In 1990, he worked as the General Manager of the Maintenance Department of Asia in Singapore and went on to become the General Manager of the Market Department of Asia in 1992.In 1994, he became the General Manager of GEMMS---a joint venture founded by GE Healthcare in Taiwan. Between 1996 and April 2009, Dr. Chen was the President of GE Healthcare in the China region.
In November 2001, he was promoted the position of GE Healthcare’s Global Vice President and was the first Chinese person to receive this position.
In 2002, he won the “GE Honorary Leader” award for his outstanding performance in the GE global business sector.
In April, 2009, Dr.Chen Zhi, who had served in GE for more than 25 years, retired and set up two healthcare companies called Shi Kang Rong(SKR) and An Di dike. He became the Chairman of the Board in these two companies.
In 2010, SKR invested in DJ Health Union Systems Corporation and Dr. Chen became the Chairman of the Board.
In July, 2012, SKR and TCL cooperated to set up a joint venture --- TCL Healthcare and Dr. Chen became the Chairman of the Board.
Since May, 2014, Dr. Chen holds the positions of TCL Healthcare’s CEO and Vice Chairman of the Board.