Wang Shi

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Name: Wang Shi 

Country: China

Date of birth: January 1951

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Type of business: real estate

Main Achievements: Chinese businessman, entrepreneur, mountaineer, philanthropist, and investor. He has a striking net worth of $30 million. Wang Shi is the chairman and founder of his real estate company, China Vanke. His company China Vanke became the second listed company on the Shenzhen Stock exchange of China in 1991. Wang Shi is also working as “One foundation’s” executive director. He is the WWF’s independent director. He is also the independent director of Sohu.com, which is an internet company in China. His name was also given as one of the fifteen business leaders who changed China, given by Fortune Magazine in 2011. He was also selected as the Chinese Hiking association’s vice chairman in 2002. He made a record of becoming the oldest Chinese citizen at the age of 53 who climbed Mount Everest’s peak. He wrote his book “ladder of the soul” in 2011.

Something interesting about the person: Interesting fact about him is that he believes in merit, and because of this, not a single family member is working in Wang’s company.

Biography:

Wang Shi is a Chinese businessman and investor. He was born in Guangxi, China. Wang Shi is the chairman and founder of his real estate company, China Vanke. The company China vanke under the stewardship of Wang Shi has become one of the largest and the biggest real estate company in China and also the world’s largest real estate development enterprise. 

Wang Shi became an economic relations committee and foreign trade’s liaison in 1980. He went to Shenzhen in 1983 after quitting his job. He started China Vanke after shifting his towards real estate in 1988. China Vanke became the second listed company on the Shenzhen Stock exchange of China in 1991. 

Wang Shi is also working as “One foundation’s” executive director. One foundation is an NGO of China that aims to focus on grass-roots funding charities, disaster relief, and training of public welfare professionals and children’s welfare and. He is the WWF’s independent director. He is also the independent director of Sohu.com, which is an internet company in China. Wang Shi is also the head of China’s resource land. It is a real estate company in china that works in the management and development of investment and residential properties in the major cities of mainland China. His name was also given as one of the fifteen business leaders who changed China, given by Fortune Magazine in 2011. 

Apart from being a successful businessman, Wang, she is also a successful mountaineer. He was awarded in 2001 by national sports authority for his successful attempts in mountaineering. He was also selected as the Chinese Hiking association’s vice chairman in 2002. From 2002 to 2004, Wang made several attempts to climb the seven continent’s highest peaks; his attempts were successful. Wang Shi, along with the team of Chinese amateurs in 2003, attempted to climb the peak of Mount Everest. He made a record of becoming the oldest Chinese citizen at the age of 53 who climbed Mount Everest’s peak in 2003. He again broke his record at the age of 60 in May 2010. 

Wang Shi, a mountaineer who climbed many peaks and a successful businessman, who made his company as one of the biggest real estate enterprises in the world, is also a philanthropist who works for the people as well as the environment. The people highly acclaimed his work for the environmental cause. He even cleaned the junk and litter left behind by the climbers in the mountains. He was also a part of the campaign to highlight the effects of climate change, which was held in Antarctica. He has also served as the goodwill ambassador of the environment for the United Nations. Wang has also been active throughout the world in raising voice for the endangered species. He has done this by educating people on environmental awareness and habitat preservation. 

Apart from this, from 2011 to 2012, Wang has also been a visiting scholar at Harvard University.

Links

https://www.worldwildlife.org/leaders/wang-shi
https://news.cgtn.com/news/7955444d30494464776c6d636a4e6e62684a4856/share_p.html

http://www.chinavitae.com/biography/Wang_Shi/full