Mary Ma

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Mary Ma
Born1952 or 1953
Died31 August 2019 (aged 66)
EducationCapital Normal University,
University of London
OccupationBusinesswoman, investor

Mary Ma or Ma Xuezheng (Chinese: 马雪征; 1952/53 – 31 August 2019) was a Chinese business executive and investor.[1] She was Chief Financial Officer of the computer maker Lenovo. She played a key role in the company's acquisition of IBM's personal computer division in 2005. She was named by Forbes as the world's 57th most powerful woman in that year.[2]

After retiring from Lenovo in 2007, she worked in private equity and co-founded Boyu Capital, which invested in companies such as Alibaba Group and Megvii.[3]

Ma died on 31 August 2019 from pancreatic cancer at the age of 66.[4]

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  1. "商界花木兰逝世 她曾给邓小平做翻译 柳传志为她打工". finance.sina.com.cn. 3 September 2019.
  2. "Forbes List Directory". Forbes.
  3. "Former Lenovo Executive Mary Ma Dies at 66 - Caixin Global". www.caixinglobal.com.
  4. "Ma Xuezheng dies at 66". The Standard. 2019-09-02. Retrieved 2019-09-04.