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Hong Zhou

Partner Asia – China

About Hong

Dr. Hong Zhou is a senior strategic advisor and senior global executive, with more than 30 years’ experience developing and leading global operations and supply chain in advanced manufacturing.

Target driven, Dr. Zhou’s global views, teamwork spirit, and exceptional network bring valuable knowledge and proven results to industry champions seeking to establish and grow their international footprint in Asia. Working across cultures and continents, Dr. Zhou facilitates communication and fill in the cultures gaps to ensure market development and project infrastructures are delivered in quality, in cost, and on-time.

A Chinese native, Dr. Zhou moved to Germany early on in his career to work for a German “Mittelstand” company and industrial automation champion , progressing to senior leadership roles in Europe and in China for the Asia Pacific region. Dr. Zhou is fluent in Chinese, German and English.

Dr. Zhou holds a Ph.D. degree and a Master’s degree in Fluid Power Transmission and Control from Zhejiang University, where he is also a guest professor. Dr. Zhou lives in Shanghai with his family and is passionate about global business, industry and automation. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and traveling.


  • International Business
  • Market Development in China and Asia Pacific
  • Product Research & Development
  • Production & Logistics
  • Global Supply Chain Strategy & Management
  • Culture & Change Initiatives
  • Operational Excellence
  • Business Transformation
  • Acquisition, Integration and General Management of Chinese Legal Entity