Behind an advertising vision

The chief executive officer of WPP Plc has built an advertising empire on passion and the ability to adapt to a changing world.

Cohn & Wolfe CEO eyes 27.3% growth in China

Cohn & Wolfe is evolving towards the future of integrated communication, covering advertising, public relations, and digital interactions, while seeking local technology expertise to drive the ideas and leverage its global knowledge.

Big can be beautiful

The CEO of Thales aims to double the group's business in China during the next five years and take advantage of the booming aerospace sector.

Rainbow of innovation

The head of Merck Group has merged traditional values with a modern multinational company as it expands in China.

Pride and Passion

The head of Engie Group manages to balance a home life, expand the French energy group's global footprint in China and run an NGO.

Healthy approach to business

Bayer first came to China in 1882 and now the group's CEO will continue its investment in the core sectors of life sciences.

Wear it well

The CEO of Carter's plans a new era of growth in China for the children's clothing brand which has stood the test of time in the US.

Super cool Finnish

The head of Finnair has restructured the airline but retained the cultural links with China that go back nearly 30 years.

Come fly with me

Cruz plans to expand British Airways' presence in China and make the carrier more agile in a highly competitive industry.

Seed of success

The head of Syngenta has big plans for China's agribusiness after the crop company was taken over by ChemChina in a $43b deal.

Man of steel

In an in-depth interview with China Daily, Hiesinger talked about Thyssenkrupp's business strategy in China, his green lifestyle and his love of hiking.

Introduction

There has been a lot of talk in recent years on whether China can keep its economic momentum going, whether the country can successfully shift its focus to innovation and high-tech industries and what the future holds for the country.

Here we have invited some of the world's leading CEOs to help understand the developments happening in this fast-changing nation, reveal the opportunities this country has to offer and glaze into the crystal ball in free and frank discussions.