‘Figures Influencing China 2014’ held by China Newsweek released its winners in Beijing on January 29, 2015. Fu Chengyu, Chairman of Sinopec Group won the title of ‘Businessperson of the Year’ for his outstanding performance. He is the first energy company executive winning this title since the ranking was introduced six years ago.
Sponsored by China News Service and China Newsweek, the 2014 event ‘Influencing China’ recognizes individuals and organizations that make outstanding contributions to the Chinese society, particularly those who stand to their commitment in good or hard times, underlining endurance and insistence of common people as well as breakthroughs and innovations by creative minds. The honor is awarded to persons of different areas including academia, government, technology, business, culture, public welfare, media, entertainment and sports.