Haier is No. 1 global home appliance brand, and was founded in 1984, Zhang Ruimin, the current Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO is the main founder of Haier Group. Haier has set up 21 industrial parks, 5 R&D centers, 19 overseas trade companies around the world, with global employees more than 70,000 persons. In 2011, global business turnover of Haier Group reached RMB150.9 billion, and brand value reached RMB96.28 billion, and has been the top of the most valuable brands of China for 11 years continuously. In addition, Haier Group is the only white goods sponsor in the world in 2008 Beijing Olympics.