The much-anticipated Gree shareholders' meeting was postponed for one month and was held on June 25 at Gree's headquarters in Zhuhai.
This general meeting of shareholders attracted more than 500 shareholders to participate because of the Gree Electric Election.
Mr. Dong Mingzhu, chairman of Gree Electric Appliances, who has always been an outspoken, responded to the concerns raised by shareholders such as dividends and chip makers.
Dong Mingzhu said to the on-site shareholders, "I hope you will hold Gree stock for life. I believe this is the best choice. ”
It is worth noting that on the day, at the shareholders’ meeting, only 100 shareholders held half of the total number of participants. This shows that the shareholders’ meeting is of concern. Dong Mingzhu also described it as "unprecedented".
Talking about his retirement, Dong Mingzhu said: "Retirement is inevitable. In Gree's 28 years, I devoted all my heart and soul every day. We work until 3 o'clock and 4 o'clock in the night. "She said that Gree also has a bottom line and will not let companies fail because of choosing an industry or a project."
500 investors from individual investors
At 2:30 pm on June 25th, the general meeting of Gree Electric Appliances was held at the headquarters of Jinji West Road in Zhuhai City.
It is reported that before the beginning of the general meeting of shareholders, the gate of Gree Electric Appliances headquarters has gathered crowds of crowds. Shareholders from all corners of the world who have come to attend the meeting have been ordered in a row and registered.
Delegates of Gree Electric, Mr. Wang Jingdong, introduced that there were more than 500 individual investors participating in this general meeting and over 105 institutions.
There was an interesting phenomenon in the shareholders' meeting that day. Most of the shareholders who participated in the meeting held only 100 shares.
"I have heard that 100 people (of the total number) holding 100 shares accounted for 100 people, and it can be imagined that (outsiders) the attention to Gree is unprecedented. "Dong Mingzhu also made a joke.
Talking about Gree’s failure to distribute dividends last year caused public opinion disputes, Dong Mingzhu expressed his dissatisfaction. She said, "Geli Electric" from the 1996 listing to today, the dividend points for so many years, I have two years dividends What can not be? In accordance with the usual practice of sharing dividends, I have at least 100 million yuan, but I have no points. “Dong Mingzhu’s remarks were approved by investors. His voice just fell and a round of applause sounded from under the desk.
She encourages investors to hold Gree Electric Appliances for a long time: "I hope you will hold Gree stocks for the rest of your life. I believe this is the best choice." Others I dare not speak. How much does the listed company of the hype concept give you? No. ”
Dong Mingzhu hopes that everyone understands why it does not make any dividends. "This is to make Gree more powerful." ”
It is understood that the discussion agenda of this general meeting of shareholders includes 2017 Board of Directors' Work Report, Board of Supervisors' Work Report, 2017 Financial Statements, and Articles of Association. Regarding the issue of the general election concerned, the general meeting did not mention it.
Dong Mingzhu has been the chairman of Gree Electric since 2012 and this year's May 31, the chairman of Dong Mingzhu took office.
At present, Gree Electric's reelection has been postponed. The exact time has not yet been determined. In addition, the term of office of the special committees and senior management personnel of the company's board of directors is also correspondingly delayed.
Mobile phones, chips, "I am, we must do it!" ”
At the shareholders meeting, Dong Mingzhu also stated that he had previously proposed (Gree) to acquire Xinfei for 4 billion yuan. She did not agree because it was a non-technical company and its philosophy was completely different. "How do you see it now?" ”
Dong Mingzhu revealed that recently he had been busy with chips and that the night before the shareholders’ meeting had just returned to Zhuhai. Gree is not talking about playing chips. "We use a few chips for an air conditioner, and purchase more than 4 billion yuan each year, close to 5 billion yuan. So far, most of them are imported. We have already researched and developed chips. We will strive to use our own chips for air-conditioning next year." ”
At the conference, Gree Electric disclosed the latest industrial planning maps, which are four sections for air conditioners, high-end equipment, lifestyle products, and communications equipment companies. The Internet of Things, mobile phones, chips, and big data services are affiliated to communications equipment companies.
For Gree made mobile phone chips, Dong Mingzhu said, "Smart equipment and mobile phones must be done, the chip must be done. (As long as I), we must do it. If we do it, we must succeed and control our own destiny. "She disclosed that Gree has studied the chip field for three years and has achieved little success. At present, Gree's smart equipment and robotic products have been sold externally to meet the needs of industrial robots at different levels.
However, as to whether Gree’s main air-conditioning industry has seen the ceiling, Dong Mingzhu said that the market space is still large: “Greeze is now in commercial air-conditioning, whether it is the Great Hall of the People, or the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, the Capital Airport, etc. Most of the subways in China are Gree's air conditioners. The reason that the market is infinite is because of innovation, we are constantly innovating. ”