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Lenovo CEO spreads the wealth, distributes his $3 million bonus to lower level employees

Huge props to Mr. Yuanqing for sharing. ♥ a leader who knows who really butters their bread. I’m willing to bet that his employees will help double his bonuses in 2013!

Mr. Yuanqing has set the example. Who will be the next CEO to step up?

The list of CEOs and other execs in the US that have accepted multi-million dollar bonuses for lording over the crash and burn of a company (or even an entire economy) is staggering. And we can guarantee you that most of that money went towards fancy cars and golden toilet seats.Lenovo’s Yang Yuanqing, on the other hand, received a sizable $3 million bonus for actually being good at his job. The additional bonus was a reward for steering the company to record shipments and profits despite a weakening PC market. And what did Mr. Yuanqing do with that money? He gave it back to his employees. That second bonus was broken down into 10,000 discrete chunks and dispersed to line workers, assistants and other lower-level employees. I think that officially makes Yang Yuanqing our new favorite CEO in tech.

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