Guangwu Kou

Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd.


Mr. Kou Guangwu has played an increasingly important role for Wanhua Chemical Group over the past few decades, which has grown from an MDI producer to a global chemical company. Since he joined senior management, the company has witnessed a more than 800-fold growth in revenue.

After becoming president of Wanhua in 2019, Mr. Kou led a series of mergers and acquisitions to develop world-class manufacturing clusters, and a strategy of sustainability towards carbon neutrality through the advancement of mega green energy projects.

As EVP since 2008, his strategic business insight has guided the company to succeed in unprecedented business growth and transformations. He has held numerous management roles throughout the company since joining in 1986.

Mr. Kou received an MBA degree in 2007 from Peking University, and an EMBA degree from Tsinghua University in 2019.

Sessions With Guangwu Kou

Friday, 24 March