Hong Kong and Shanghai, China; February 20, 2013 - NetDimensions (AIM: NETD; OTCQX: NETDY), a global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems, announced that Geely, one of the top ten automobile manufacturers in China, has selected the NetDimensions Talent Suite for a global learning and talent management solution to support the company’s growth in the automobile industry.
Since entering the automobile market in 1997, Geely Holding Group has been developing rapidly through flexible management and innovation. The total assets of the company has exceeded RMB 100 billion (including Volvo Cars Corporation) and that makes Geely one of China’s top 500 companies for nine consecutive years and one of the top 10 auto manufacturers for eight consecutive years. Geely is recognized as one of the “Most Innovative Enterprises in China” and “Complete Vehicle Export Base in China.” Geely sold a total of 432,000 automobiles in 2011.
To support this growth, Geely believes that maintaining a highly trained and skilled workforce is the way to stay competitive in today’s world. Therefore, Geely partnered with NetDimensions to implement a three-phase learning and talent management strategy:
“We evaluated many vendors both local and overseas before we decided on NetDimensions for this project,” said Ms.Weihong He, Geely’s Senior HR Manager.
“NetDimensions is the most qualified and suitable provider for Geely in terms of their industry experience, client testimonies, product feature support, and all the value-added services provided during the whole sales process. We are looking forward to working with NetDimensions to deliver a top-class learning and talent management solution that can minimize cost, improve employee retention, increase work motivation, and ultimately improve performance and productivity for the whole company,” noted He.
Charles Cheng, General Manager of NetDimensions Software (Shanghai) Co., Ltd said: “It is a great pleasure for NetDimensions to become the online learning and talent management system provider for Geely and its 20,000 employees. We highly appreciate the trust Geely has shown on us and we are committed to working closely with Geely to ensure maximum success in the implementation project. This project will become the new foundation for NetDimensions in China’s automobile industry.”
Geely is one of China’s top ten auto manufacturers and also among the country’s top 500 firms. Established as an independent firm in 1986, Geely launched its auto manufacturing business in 1997 and is today a fully integrated independent auto firm with a complete auto eco-system from design and research and development to production, distribution and servicing. In 2005 Geely Automobile Holdings Limited was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is responsible for the majority of Geely’s manufacturing operations.
Geely is headquartered in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, and operates six car assembly and power-train manufacturing plants in China that are located in Lanzhou (Gansu province), Linhai (Zhejiang province), Luqiao (Zhejiang province), Ningbo (Zhejiang province), Shanghai and Xiangtan (Hunan province). These facilities enable a production capacity of approximately 300,000 cars per year.
For more information, visit: http://www.geely.com/english/index.html
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