Alumni Service Award Recipient
Carlson School of Management, October 19, 2017
Simon Hu, managing director of the greater China region for Banner Engineering International Co. Ltd., based in Minneapolis, graduated from the China Executive MBA Program (CHEMBA) in 2009 from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He currently serves as the vice president of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA) chapter in Shanghai and as the executive president of external promotion for the UMAA in Guangzhou. Hu is the cofounder and champion of the Mingling Foundation, a nonprofit established by the CHEMBA Alumni Association and the UMAA chapter in Guangzhou to support children in poverty in China. He is credited with actively recruiting students for CHEMBA and makes it his practice to get to know the students in every CHEMBA class. Hu is an outstanding ambassador of CHEMBA and the University of Minnesota.
Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.