Zhang Ruimin, CEO of Haier Group, was awarded the title of Chinese Economic Person of the Year for 2006 at the 2006 World CEO Annual Conference, jointly organized by the World Brand Lab, World Executive Weekly, and Mundell magazine.
Haier Group ranked No.25 in the Global Top 200 Most Admired Companies for 2006 selected by Forbes magazine.
Haier Group ranked first for comprehensive leadership among enterprises within China in the Top 200 Asian Enterprises selected by the Asian Wall Street Journal. This was the fourth consecutive year Haier Group was awarded first place in this category.
The Boston Consulting Group issued its New Global Challengers report, with Haier selected as one of the Global Top 100 Emerging Companies.