Former U.S. President Obama Meets with Tan Ganrong, Chairman of GTCHAIR


On December 14, 2019, the President Obama's Sustainability Forum hosted by the Global Alliance of Small and Medium Enterprises was held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. Tan Ganrong, chairman of Chongqing Gaotian Industry and Trade Co., Ltd., was invited to attend as an outstanding representative of the industry and gave a 5-minute speech as a corporate representative.

  Chairman Tan Ganrong delivered a wonderful speech as a corporate representative

With the theme of "creating new power and starting a new journey", the event brought together many political and business leaders and attracted more than 200 entrepreneurs from the manufacturing, financial services, modern service, real estate, agriculture and other fields from all over the world. This is Obama's first speech in Singapore since he stepped down as US president.

President Obama had a wonderful conversation lasting an hour with the host. In the dialogue, Obama recounted his personal perceptions and profound insights into hot issues in the world today, which was well received by the guests. President Obama affirmed the important role that small and medium-sized enterprises play in the world economy. Not only can they still obtain capital support during the financial crisis, they also have the potential to become large companies in the future, because well-known companies such as Alibaba, Google and Facebook that have changed the world have also once a member of SMEs.

  The picture shows the former President of the United States, Mr. Obama, took a group photo with the chairman of the company Tan Ganrong after trying the ergonomic chair of GTCHAIR.

Before the meeting, as an outstanding corporate representative, Chairman Tan Ganrong was cordially met by President Obama in the VIP room. They had a friendly exchange and took a group photo. Tan Ganrong briefed President Obama on the cooperation between GTCHAIR and American customers, and hoped that President Obama would make a speech and inspection in Chongqing at an appropriate time. President Obama affirmed the international development of GTCHAIR, and hopes that GTCHAIR and American partners cooperate with each other to provide consumers with more and better products and services, and create greater value for the international community.

It is understood that Chongqing Gaotian Industry and Trade Co. Ltd. was founded in 1992 and is an enterprise that develops and produces ergonomic chairs. GTCHAIR has a number of independent research and development results such as the Synchronous Gliding System, the Angle Intelligent Adaptation System, the BAS Intelligent Support System, the A’PAS Intelligent Sitting Posture Adaptation System, and the Double Spring Paddle Shift Wire Control Mechanism. The company currently has 13 product safety and environmental protection certifications that have passed international standards such as Europe and North America, and has sales partners in more than 80 countries and regions around the world. Over the past 27 years, Gaotian Industry and Trade has continued to accumulate customers by relying on excellent product quality, strong production capacity, and pioneering and innovative spirit, and successfully entered the international market.

Chairman Tan Ganrong said: "In the future, we will continue to adhere to the concept of sustainable development, make products with the spirit of excellence, increase product research and development, increase intelligent production capacity, and let GTCHAIR into the work and living environment around the world."

  The scene that Secretary General of the Global Alliance of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Cao Fang Chairman presented the award to Chairman Tan Ganrong

  GTCHAIR was awarded "Designated Chair for World Leaders' Sustainability Forum"

  Chairman Tan Ganrong was awarded "President Obama's Special Contribution Award for Sustainable Development Forum"

During the forum, Chongqing Gaotian Industry and Trade Co. Ltd. won the "President Obama's Special Contribution Award for Sustainable Development Forum" issued by the Global Alliance of Small and Medium Enterprises; at the same time, the GTCHAIR was listed as a designated chair for the "World Leaders' Sustainable Development Forum" "