Shenzhen outstanding people named
The 30 most outstanding persons since the establishment of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone was released last Thursday, these 30 people were divided into three different groups, pioneering, creative and role models.
From the 10 outstanding pioneers, one name stood out and he was the founder of Shekou Industrial Zone, and former president of the Shenzhen SEG group, Yuan Geng. Entrepreneurs, scientist and artists like Ma Huateng were chosen in the field of creativity. Huateng is the president and CEO of Tencent Inc. Cong Fei a singer From Shenzhen was also chosen since he helped hundreds of drop out students regain their confidence before he died of cancer.
30 more individuals were chosen and awarded for their excellent achievements in the past 30 years. The individuals worked in different areas and positions this includes government officials, entrepreneurs and ordinary residents. The outstanding persons were chosen via votes from the internet, paper votes and phone. The city received almost 11.3 million votes making it the largest activity ever held in the terms of voting.