“The future of the world’s film industry is in China because we have 1.3 billion people” – Wang Jianlin, Chairman of Wanda Group
Wang Jianlin, Chairman of Wanda Group
Wang Jianlin is a Chinese businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder of the conglomerate company Dalian Wanda Group – China’s largest real estate development company and world’s largest movie theater operator.
Wang not only served in the Army between 1970 and 1986, he was also appointed Office Director of the Xigang District Government in Dalian. He was deputy to the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and a member of the 11th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Standing Committee.
At present, Wang is also Vice chair of the:
- 11th Congress of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce
- China Folk Chamber of Commerce
- China Enterprise Confederation and China Enterprise Directors Association
- China General Chamber of Commerce
- Global Advisory Council of Harvard University
Wang has been honored with several awards for prominent achievements in business management and corporate social responsibility.
Wang graduated from the Liaoning University, one of the leading universities listed in the nation’s “Project 211” and affirmed by the Ministry of Education. In addition, as of January 2018, Wang is estimated by Forbes to have a net worth of $25.5 billion, making him the 37th richest person in the world.
About Dalian Wanda Group
Wanda Group was established in 1988 and has developed into a conglomerate of commercial properties, culture, Internet and finance. It ranked 380th on the Fortune Global 500 List in 2016. By June 30, 2017, its assets amounted to 882.64 billion yuan with revenue of 134.85 billion yuan. By 2020, Wanda Group aims to become a world class multinational corporation with assets of $200 billion, market capitalization of $200 billion, revenue of $100 billion and net profits of $10 billion.