Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has been awarded the prestigious Top 10 Economic People Of The Year 2017 award. The news of his election to the top 10 economic people was announced at the Top Ten Annual Character Awards Ceremony held on January 28, 2018, at the Beijing Performing Arts Center. The ceremony was organized by Sina Finance, People’s Daily (Client) and Wu Xiaobo Channel.
Commenting on the development, Lei Jun disclosed that he is very much excited to be included in the Top 10 Economic People of the year 2017 category. He thanked the organizers for recognizing his effort to make the lives of people easier.