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President of Bloomberg, Inc. visits PKU

Peking University, April2, 2014: On March 21, Peter Grauer, president of Bloomberg, Inc, visited PKU and gave a speech entitled “How to become a leading figure” in Guanghuang School of Management.

Li Yansong, vice president of PKU, made a welcome speech, introducing PKU to Mr. Grauer, who is impressed by PKU’s close cooperation with foreign universities and institutions. As a member of Council of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, President Grauer expressed his expectation for more cooperation between Bloomberg and PKU, and also welcomed PKU students to work in Bloomberg after their graduation.

In his speech delivered in Guanghua School of Management, Mr. Grauer said that being a leading figure requires three essential qualities: intimacy, modesty and self-contemplation. He further elaborated that his success could attribute to several conversations and the growing intimacy between Michael Bloomberg and him, which took place in their waiting for the end of their daughters’ horseback riding courses. While intimacy oftentimes functions unexpectedly, modesty and self-contemplation will help people move forward. He remarked that it is admirable that the staffs in his company never boast about their own excellence, but constantly keep making progress.

After an interaction with students and answering several of their questions, President Grauer then introduced the present development of Bloomberg. Having entered Chinese market for 19th year, Bloomber will provide Chinese customers with more international financial information as well as more local services by the end of 2014.

Bloomberg is a leading provider of international commercial, financial, economical information. Peter T. Grauer has been a member of the Bloomberg L.P. Board since October 1996 and was named chairman of the Board in March 2001 succeeding Michael Bloomberg. Grauer joined Bloomberg full-time in his executive capacities in March 2002.Prior to becoming a member of Bloomberg L.P. in 1996, Grauer was the founder of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners and Investment. (From Wikipedia) 


Written by: Wang Jingwei

Edited by: He Jianfeng

Source: PKU News (Chinese)