Director. Member: Finance Committee
Mei-Wei Cheng joined Seagate’s board of directors in July, 2012. He serves on the Board’s Audit and Finance Committees. In April 2014, Mr. Cheng retired as CEO of Siemens North East Asia and president and CEO of Siemens Ltd., China where he had full responsibility for all of Siemens activities in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mongolia. Prior to joining Siemens in 2009, he was chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Company China Ltd., as well as a corporate group vice president of Ford Motor Company, from 1998 to 2009. Mr. Cheng also held executive positions at GE, including corporate vice president, regional executive and president of GE Appliance—Asia, and chairman and CEO of GE China Ltd. He began his career at AT&T, where he last served as president of AT&T China. He is currently teaching at the China Europe Business School in Shanghai and serves on the Tuck (Dartmouth) Asia Advisory Board. Mr. Cheng holds a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering/operations research from Cornell University and an MBA from Rutgers University.