Chapter 818: The Lu Family’s Annual Meeting
Lu Yan snorted. “Miss Xia, instead of venting your anger on me, why don’t you look for your aunt, Xia Yunlou? Ask her who was originally engaged to Gu Zheng. It shouldn’t have been Qiao Xi.”
Xia Mengyan asked, “How are you so sure?”
“Because I’m the one who’s engaged to Qiao Xi!” The corners of Lu Yan’s mouth curled into a sinister smile, and his eyes were filled with viciousness.
After Xia Mengyan left, she immediately called her father. Her father and Aunt Yunlou were half-siblings, but they were very close.
When Xia Yunlou heard about this, she snorted angrily. “I already said that the marriage wasn’t hers! But she just had to marry Gu Zheng. Now that the Lu family knows about this, the entire Li City will soon know that our Xia family has a shameless daughter!”
Xia Mengyan continued to ask, “Then who’s the person President Gu is engaged to?”
“You have to ask your grandfather that. Back then, this marriage was arranged with Eldest Miss Lu. After Eldest Miss Lu passed away, it was never mentioned again. However, your grandfather seems to have a token. If you can find it, you can use it to fulfill the marriage contract,” Xia Yunlou said softly.
Xia Mengyan was instantly excited. She suppressed her excitement and said, “Aunt, please look for that token. If you find it, contact me as soon as possible.”
Qiao Xi had just arrived home and was already preparing to pack the perfumes. After the first batch of finished products was completed, she was extremely satisfied. “Gu Zheng, I’m confident in winning!”
Gu Zheng smiled. “Congratulations in advance, Mrs. Gu.”
“The packaging I designed, in addition to the unique fragrance, will make it easy for us to win against them. But Lu Yan…”
Before he could finish, Song Shijing walked in. “President, the Lu family sent someone over to deliver an invitation.”
Gu Zheng reached out to take the invitation and said casually, “Chairman Lu invited us to attend the company’s annual meeting.”
Qiao Xi was slightly surprised. “Why?”
The company’s annual meeting was attended by internal employees. What did this have to do with Gu Zheng? They were clearly competitors, so it should not be appropriate for Gu Zheng to appear at the annual meeting.
Thinking about it carefully, the pre-sales of the perfume would be coming to an end about the time the annual meeting was held. At that time, it would be clear who would win the championship for this quarter’s sales. Inviting Gu Zheng to the annual meeting was to tell everyone that the arrogant Gu Zheng had lost. He had lost completely and could not fight back at all.
Qiao Xi sneered. “Lu Yan is too confident. Is he sure that he’ll succeed?”
Gu Zheng’s lips curled into a faint smile. “Then let’s go take a look.”
A month later, at Lu Corporation’s annual meeting.
Every year, Lu Corporation’s annual meeting was luxurious and grand. This time, they even booked a luxury hotel in Li City. The first and second floors were for the employees on the lower floors, while the upper floors were for the middle-level leaders. The top floor was for the higher-ups of Lu Corporation, shareholders, and so on.
With Gu Zheng’s identity, he naturally went straight to the top floor. However, before he could enter the banquet hall, he heard an unhappy voice from inside. “Why would our Lu family invite an outsider to our annual meeting? Don’t tell me he really thinks he’s from the Lu family?!”
“No matter what, he’s Eldest Miss Lu’s son. It’s understandable for him to come to the Lu family’s annual meeting, but the heir of the Lu family is already Young Master Lu Yan. Even if he comes, he’ll only be attending as an outsider.”
“Maybe he still wants the Lu family as his backer. After all, no one from the Gu family supports him!”
Qiao Xi stood outside the door and looked at Gu Zheng with a smile. “Could it be that the person they’re talking about is you?”
Gu Zheng said casually, “It sounds like it.”
The people in the banquet hall were still discussing. “Although Young Master Lu Yan doesn’t have his mother’s love, he has been living in luxury since he was young and has the support of two families. Meanwhile, Young Master Gu has been despised since he was young. Even his father hates him. Even if he recovers his identity now, he won’t be able to obtain the support of the Lu family.”
“I heard that his wife is not easy to deal with either. She even embarrassed Chairman Lu in public!”
“Why is he here for our Lu family’s annual meeting? How shameless!”
“Miss Lu Xiang, what do you think?”
Lu Xiang, who was in the crowd, had a look of disdain. “Everyone, you’re right. He’s not welcome at our Lu family’s annual meeting!”
Lu Qingyun’s son was not worthy of returning to the Lu family. It was already kind of them to let Gu Zheng live until now, but he just had to be enemies with the Lu family. Hence, she could not be blamed for being vicious!