“Now it’s one PC per person,” says Lenovo’s COO after profit soars 512%


A Lenovo is flying high. The result of the last fiscal quarter, presented on Thursday, 27, crowned the company’s current strategy and broke records in several areas of the company, which had solid growth. The company’s profit rose 6 more times in the period, exceeding analysts’ expectations.

Revenue increased 48%, to $ 15.63 billion, from $ 10.58 billion a year earlier. The business of computers continue to grow, with a 46% increase in annual sales, and the company achieved profitability in the smartphones – the company owns Motorola, one of the main brands in the segment in regions such as Latin America.

In an interview with EXAM, Lenovo’s director of operations, Gianfranco Lanci, explained the current moment the company is experiencing and the success disclosed on Thursday. For him, the sale of computers is still experiencing an increase generated by the pandemic, which showed that the computer is a personal device necessary for productivity.

“We have seen a huge increase in demand. Now it is one computer per person, no longer one computer per home. In some countries, the situation is so positive that we do not see a deterioration in demand,” he said, adding that demand should remain high. for at least 12 months and that the perception of computers has changed.