Wang Jianlin, born in 1954 in Sichuan. He joined the army in 1970. He was later demobilized from the army and became the office manager of the Dalian City People’s Government in 1986. With only a vocational degree, he served in the Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd. as Chairman of the Board since 1989 till now.
Wang Jianlin managed to make great achievement in business and as well as social responsibility. He was elected as “CCTV China Economic Person of the Year” in 2005, 2012 and “CCTV decades of business leaders” in 2009 and “China Charity Award” in 2005, 2008 and 2013.
October 1954 to October 1965: Study in Mianyang City
October 1965 to December 1970: Study in Chengdu
December 1970 to June 1986: Served in Shenyang Military;
July 1986 to December 1988: Chief of Dalian City Government Office;
January 1989 to July 1992: General Manager of Dalian City Residential Development Company;
August 1992 to February 1993: General Manager of Dalian Wanda Real Estate Group Corporation;
March 1993 – Present: Served as Chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
China Charity Federation Honorary President
Vice President of China Charity Federation
Vice President of the China Enterprise Confederation
Vice President of Folk Chamber of Commerce
Chinese Entrepreneur Association
Vice President of China Chamber of Commerce
China’s New Richest Man
According to the Bloomberg’s list of billionaires, Wang Jianlin, chairman of Wanda Group Co., Ltd which is currently China’s largest commercial real estate developer, has surpassed the Wahaha Group Chairman Zong Qinghou and becomes China’s new richest man. It is claimed that with an estimated net asset of by $ 14.2 billion (about 87.1 billion yuan), Wang Jianlin is now ranked as China’s richest man, and the sixth in the Asia-Pacific region, 66th in the world.