Networking breakfast


Business leaders thematic session 1: new opportunities for EU-China investment cooperation

  • Introductory speech by Jyrki Katainen
    Vice president for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, European Commission


  • Spencer Lake, Group General Manager, Global Head of Capital Financing HSBC
  • He Lian Mingli, Vice President China XD Group Corporation
  • Bernd Montag, CEO Siemens Healthcare
  • Wu Xiaohui, Chairman Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd.
  • Stephen Phillips, Moderator


Business leaders thematic session 2: green economy and sustainable growth

  • Charles Brand, Executive Vice President Tetra Pak
  • Yang Guang, Chairman Guodian Technology & Environment Group Corporation
  • Virginie Helias, Global Sustainability Brand Director Procter & Gamble
  • Chen Yongping, Deputy Managing Director and Auto Business Director of BYD Europe BV
  • Fraser Cameron, Moderator


Business leaders thematic session 3: industrial transformation in a digital world

  • Kevin Taylor, President Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa & Turkey BT
  • Sanqi Li, CTO Products & Solutions, Huawei Technologies
  • Mike Ettling, President, SuccessFactors, an SAP Company
  • He Jie, General Manager, China Telecom Deutschland
  • Ulf Edwaldsson, Senior Vice President, Group CTO Ericsson
  • Shada Islam, Moderator


Networking lunch


Political leaders plenary session

  • Welcome and introduction by Emma Marcegaglia
    President of BusinessEurope
  • Keynote address by Jean-Claude Juncker
    President of the European Commission
  • Introduction by Jiang Zengwei
    Chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)
  • Keynote address by Li Keqiang
    Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of China

Closing remarks by:
Emma Marcegaglia
President of BusinessEurope


Business leaders plenary session

  • Speech by Emma Marcegaglia
    President of BusinessEurope
  • Speech by Jiang Zengwei
    Chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)
  • Speech by Joerg Wuttke
    President of the EU Chamber of Commerce in China
  • Speech by Lord Sassoon
    President of the EU-China Business Association

CEO panel discussion:

  • Qiao Bao Ping, Chairman China Guodian Corporation
  • Sam Walsh, CEO Rio Tinto
  • Tian Guoli, Chairman of the Board of Directors Bank of China
  • Rudolf Staudigl, CEO Wacker Chemie
  • Shada Islam, Moderator


Closing address

  • Markus J. Beyrer
    Director General of BusinessEurope



Networking reception


End of the EU-China Business Summit