As one of the world’s largest steelmakers, HBIS Group Co., Ltd ("HBIS") is devoted to providing various industries with the most valuable steel material and service solutions, aiming to become the most competitive steel enterprise. HBIS has become China’s largest supplier for home appliance steel, second largest for automotive steel and the leading steel supplier for nuclear power, marine engineering, bridges and construction. HBIS has got“ highly competitive” —the highest rating of Report on the comprehensive competitiveness of Chinese iron and steel enterprises. Now HBIS is Vice President of World Steel Association and the rotating President of China Iron and Steel Association.
Based on the vision of globalization and full industrial chain, HBIS has defined a transformation strategy of “stretching farther and wider”. HBIS is updating its synergetic portfolio consisting of Steel material, Industrial service, Overseas business and Industrial Finance, to construct a global conglomerate with worldwide brand influence.
While optimizing and strengthening its steel materail industry, HBIS is also striving to develop modern industrial services and industrial chain finance. The Group is now providing multi-service, such as industrial technology, engineering technology, digital technology, industrial trade and industrial finance to upstream and downstream customers. Led by the philosophy of “globalized resource, globalized market, globalized customer”, HBIS is committed to speeding up the construction of a global marketing service platform, global R&D platform and global manufacturing platform. Recent years HBIS has witnessed the successful controlling stake acquisition of PMC—the largest copper producer in South Africa, DITH—the world’s largest steel products marketing service provider, and Smederevo steel mill—the only large state-owned steel producer in Serbia. HBIS has directly or indirectly participate and hold more than 70 overseas companies. Overseas assets has reached 9 billion dollars. With the business network throughout over 110 countries and regions, HBIS has been recognized as the most internationalized steel company of China.
Up to the end of 2018, HBIS has almost 120,000 employees, among which nearly 12,000 overseas employees are included. With revenue of 336.8 billion RMB and total assets of 437.5 billion RMB, HBIS has been the Global 500 for ten consecutive years and ranks 239 th in 2018. HBIS is also ranks 54th, 17 th and 30 th respectively for China Top 500 Enterprises, Top 500 Chinese Manufacturing Enterprises and China's 100 Largest Multinational Companies.
Caidong Zhang & Shaowei Gu
Vice General Manager
Mr. Caidong Zhang was born in December 1979. He got Ph.D from Chongqing University in 2009 with a major of materials science and engineering. He is a senior engineer. He is now working in HBIS Group, his title is Vice General Manager of HBIS Group Sales Company and HBIS Group Customer Service Center, member of the Economic Committee of WSA(World Steel Association), member of FISITA .
Caidong Zhang joined in HBIS Group after graduation from Chongqing University. He has experienced in different working position, from production to overseas companies, to R&D, and then to marketing. He has solid theoretical knowledge, front line working and management experiences with international vision and strategic thinking. He is a compound doctoral executive who understands production, knows overseas, be expert in technology, be skilled in marketing, and be good at managment.
He has undertaken 16 major Scientific Research Projects, Industry-university-research Cooperation Projects and Modern Enterprise Management Projects. He has achieved 2 Innovation Achievement Awards of CISA Modern Enterprise Management Projects, 3 Science and Technology Progress Awards of Hebei province, 5 Innovation Achievement Awards of Hebei Province Modern Enterprise Management Projects, and 4 Science and Technology Progress Awards of HBIS Tangsteel. He was also awarded the Third-level Talents of the“Three-Three-Three Talents Project” of Hebei Province, the Top Ten Outstanding Young Person of Hebei Province, the Most Beautiful Leader of Hebei State-owned Enterprises, and the National Outstanding Chief Information Officer.
Shaowei Gu was born in March 1973 and graduated from Wuhan University of Science and Technology in 1994.He is the master of Iron and Steel Metallurgy and senior engineer, who currently serves as vice general manager of HBIS Group Sales Company.
After graduating from Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Shaowei Gu joined HBIS Group.He has worked successively in production and operation unit, technology center, quality inspection department and marketing department with a solid theoretical foundation, rich fieldwork and management experience.Especially with his own unique insights, he has attainments in the automobile sheet production and R&D field.
He has won the second prize of "China Metallurgical Science and Technology", the third prize of "Hebei Province Science and Technology", the first prize of "Hebei Province Quality Technology", the second prize of "Hebei Province Metallurgical Science and Technology" for 4 times, and the second prize of " Handan Science and Technology Progress".He is honored as the second-level candidate of "333 Talents Project of Hebei Province", Outstanding Contribution Person of China Association for Quality, Hebei SASAC Top Ten Outstanding Youth, Hebei Metallurgical Science and Technology Youth and other honorary titles.