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LU Jianzhong
Chairman

Mr. LU Jianzhong is Board Chairman of the Tang West Market Group and Vice President of the China Chamber of International Commerce.

 

Mr. Lu also holds a number of civil service positions in China -- a member of the 10th, 11th, and 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), a member of the Economic Committee of CPPCC, the Deputy of 13th, 14th, and 15th People's Congress of Xi'an City, Deputy Director of China Foundation of International Studies, Vice Chairman of China Industry-University-Research Institute Collaboration Association, Vice Chairman of China Committee of the Silk Road Business Council, Chairman of the Culture Committee of the China Chamber of International Commerce, President of the National Private Museums Organization, Vice President of the China Cultural Chamber of Commerce for the Private Sector, Executive Committee Member of the All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce, Consultant of the Association of Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection, Vice Chairman of Shaanxi Federation of Industry & Commerce, Vice Chairman of Shaanxi Chinese Culture Promotion Society, Chairman of Shaanxi Association of Private Museums, and Chairman of the Council of Xi'an Tang West Market Museum.

 

The Tang West Market Group is a renowned cultural private enterprise in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province. With more than 2,500 employees and the dedication to cultural industry, the Group has more than 20 wholly-owned subsidiaries covering the areas of museums, hotels, antiques and tourism. The Group is the major shareholder of the Bank of Xi'an, and the Tang West Market Investment Holding Co., Ltd. is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

 

Mr. Lu has received numerous awards, including Yearly Outstanding Individual of China Cultural Heritage Protection, Chinese Culture Leading Figure, Leading Figure of the Year, Top Ten Leading Figures of China Private Enterprises, Chinese Gentleman of Time Figure Magazine, Top Influential Figure of Cultural Sector in Shaanxi, and twice Top 10 Leading Figure of Shaanxi Culture Industry. 

 

Mr. Lu is entitled to Special Government Allowances of the State Council of China as a National Expert and obtained a Master's Degree in Project Management at Northwestern Polytechnic University in China.

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Mr. LU Jianzhong is Board Chairman of the Tang West Market Group and Vice President of the China Chamber of International Commerce.

 

Mr. Lu also holds a number of civil service positions in China -- a member of the 10th, 11th, and 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), a member of the Economic Committee of CPPCC, the Deputy of 13th, 14th, and 15th People's Congress of Xi'an City, Deputy Director of China Foundation of International Studies, Vice Chairman of China Industry-University-Research Institute Collaboration Association, Vice Chairman of China Committee of the Silk Road Business Council, Chairman of the Culture Committee of the China Chamber of International Commerce, President of the National Private Museums Organization, Vice President of the China Cultural Chamber of Commerce for the Private Sector, Executive Committee Member of the All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce, Consultant of the Association of Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection, Vice Chairman of Shaanxi Federation of Industry & Commerce, Vice Chairman of Shaanxi Chinese Culture Promotion Society, Chairman of Shaanxi Association of Private Museums, and Chairman of the Council of Xi'an Tang West Market Museum.

 

The Tang West Market Group is a renowned cultural private enterprise in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province. With more than 2,500 employees and the dedication to cultural industry, the Group has more than 20 wholly-owned subsidiaries covering the areas of museums, hotels, antiques and tourism. The Group is the major shareholder of the Bank of Xi'an, and the Tang West Market Investment Holding Co., Ltd. is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

 

Mr. Lu has received numerous awards, including Yearly Outstanding Individual of China Cultural Heritage Protection, Chinese Culture Leading Figure, Leading Figure of the Year, Top Ten Leading Figures of China Private Enterprises, Chinese Gentleman of Time Figure Magazine, Top Influential Figure of Cultural Sector in Shaanxi, and twice Top 10 Leading Figure of Shaanxi Culture Industry. 

 

Mr. Lu is entitled to Special Government Allowances of the State Council of China as a National Expert and obtained a Master's Degree in Project Management at Northwestern Polytechnic University in China.

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Peter MIHOK
Peter MIHOK
First Honorary Chairman

Mr. Peter Mihok is Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of World Chambers Federation since 2013, President of the Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Chairman of ICC Slovakia.

 

Mr. Mihok is also Member of the Scientific Council of the University of Economics Bratislava, and Member of the Board of the Technical University Bratislava, the founder and owner of ITER consulting company, and Chairman of the Incheba Exhibition and Convention Centre in Bratislava. He is also a member of the Board of Heineken, Slovensko, Kooperativa Omnia Group, Slovenske elektrarne, Enel, and Vienna Insurance Group.

 

Mr. Mihok's past positions include working on Slovakia's accession to the EU, plenipotentiary Minister of the Slovak government for European Communities, and Chief Negotiator of the Slovak Republic in Brussels for the Association Agreement between the Slovak Republic and the EU. He also served as Member of the Economic Council of the Government of the Slovak Republic, Advisor to President of the Slovak Republic, President of the ECOSOC Slovakia, Deputy President of EUROCHAMBERS, and Chairman of the Pricing Council of the Slovak Republic.

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Mr. Peter Mihok is Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of World Chambers Federation since 2013, President of the Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Chairman of ICC Slovakia.

 

Mr. Mihok is also Member of the Scientific Council of the University of Economics Bratislava, and Member of the Board of the Technical University Bratislava, the founder and owner of ITER consulting company, and Chairman of the Incheba Exhibition and Convention Centre in Bratislava. He is also a member of the Board of Heineken, Slovensko, Kooperativa Omnia Group, Slovenske elektrarne, Enel, and Vienna Insurance Group.

 

Mr. Mihok's past positions include working on Slovakia's accession to the EU, plenipotentiary Minister of the Slovak government for European Communities, and Chief Negotiator of the Slovak Republic in Brussels for the Association Agreement between the Slovak Republic and the EU. He also served as Member of the Economic Council of the Government of the Slovak Republic, Advisor to President of the Slovak Republic, President of the ECOSOC Slovakia, Deputy President of EUROCHAMBERS, and Chairman of the Pricing Council of the Slovak Republic.

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Adnan KASSAR
Honorary Chairman

Adnan Kassar is the Chairman and CEO of Fransabank Group, the President of the Lebanese Economic Organizations, and the Honorary Chairman of the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for the Arab Countries.

 

Born in 1930 in Beirut, Lebanon, Mr. Kassar completed his law studies before venturing into business. He entered the Chamber world and soon became President of the Lebanese Federation of Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture. And regionally he was Chairman of the General Union of Arab Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture. Internationally, he headed the World Chambers Federation of the ICC and became Chair in 1999 and 2000 of International Chamber of Commerce.

 

Mr. Kassar is also the founder and a partner of A.A.KASSAR SAL, a Lebanese based company with activities in different economic sectors in Lebanon and overseas. Adnan Kassar and his brother Adel acquired Fransabank in 1980. Today Fransabank Group has the largest branch network in Lebanon, and a presence in France, Algeria, Sudan, Syria, Belarus, Cyprus, Iraq, UAE, Cuba, and the Ivory Coast.

 

Mr. Kassar was appointed Minister of Economy and Trade of the Republic of Lebanon in 2004, Minister of State in the Unity Government in 2009 and Minister of State until June 2011 for the newly formed government. Mr. Kassar has developed strong productive relations with leading international organizations including the G7/G8, the United Nations, the World Bank and the WTO. He is also a member on the Distinguished Board of International Advisors of the White Nights Foundation of America.

 

Mr.Kassar has been continuously awarded international decorations, awards and official orders of merit by many international organizations and different countries in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and North America for his talented contributions.

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Adnan Kassar is the Chairman and CEO of Fransabank Group, the President of the Lebanese Economic Organizations, and the Honorary Chairman of the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for the Arab Countries.

 

Born in 1930 in Beirut, Lebanon, Mr. Kassar completed his law studies before venturing into business. He entered the Chamber world and soon became President of the Lebanese Federation of Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture. And regionally he was Chairman of the General Union of Arab Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture. Internationally, he headed the World Chambers Federation of the ICC and became Chair in 1999 and 2000 of International Chamber of Commerce.

 

Mr. Kassar is also the founder and a partner of A.A.KASSAR SAL, a Lebanese based company with activities in different economic sectors in Lebanon and overseas. Adnan Kassar and his brother Adel acquired Fransabank in 1980. Today Fransabank Group has the largest branch network in Lebanon, and a presence in France, Algeria, Sudan, Syria, Belarus, Cyprus, Iraq, UAE, Cuba, and the Ivory Coast.

 

Mr. Kassar was appointed Minister of Economy and Trade of the Republic of Lebanon in 2004, Minister of State in the Unity Government in 2009 and Minister of State until June 2011 for the newly formed government. Mr. Kassar has developed strong productive relations with leading international organizations including the G7/G8, the United Nations, the World Bank and the WTO. He is also a member on the Distinguished Board of International Advisors of the White Nights Foundation of America.

 

Mr.Kassar has been continuously awarded international decorations, awards and official orders of merit by many international organizations and different countries in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and North America for his talented contributions.

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Jemal INAISHVILI
Jemal INAISHVILI
Honorary Chairman

Mr. Jemal Inaishvili is President of the Confederation of Asia Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI). He is member of the B20 International Business Advisory Council and member of the International Chamber of Commerce, World Chambers Federation General Council, as well as member of the Council of the Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

 

Prior to this, Mr. Inaishvili served as the President of the Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as the Vice President of CACCI. He dedicates most of his time to promoting Chamber movement and facilitating trade and investments in the region. Mr. Inaishvili has had extensive business experience over the years in shipping, logistics, and international trade. He is the former CEO of Poti Sea Port, former President of Black and Azov Sea Ports Association, and at present is Honorary Chairman of this organization.

 

For some time, Mr. Inaishvili was actively involved in politics. He was elected member of the Georgian Parliament from his native Batumi constituency in 2005 and in the same year elected by the Parliament as Deputy Chairman. He has been awarded with Medal of Honor of Georgia, one of the highest civilian awards of the country.

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Mr. Jemal Inaishvili is President of the Confederation of Asia Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI). He is member of the B20 International Business Advisory Council and member of the International Chamber of Commerce, World Chambers Federation General Council, as well as member of the Council of the Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

 

Prior to this, Mr. Inaishvili served as the President of the Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as the Vice President of CACCI. He dedicates most of his time to promoting Chamber movement and facilitating trade and investments in the region. Mr. Inaishvili has had extensive business experience over the years in shipping, logistics, and international trade. He is the former CEO of Poti Sea Port, former President of Black and Azov Sea Ports Association, and at present is Honorary Chairman of this organization.

 

For some time, Mr. Inaishvili was actively involved in politics. He was elected member of the Georgian Parliament from his native Batumi constituency in 2005 and in the same year elected by the Parliament as Deputy Chairman. He has been awarded with Medal of Honor of Georgia, one of the highest civilian awards of the country.

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M. Rifat HİSARCIKLIOĞLU
M. Rifat HİSARCIKLIOĞLU
Honorary Chairman

Mr. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu is President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey, the largest non-profit business organization in Turkey, covering 365 Chambers and Commodity Exchanges and representing 1.5 million companies.

 

As the Chairman of ICC-Turkey, Mr. Hisarcıklıoğlu became a member of the ICC G-20 Advisory Group and General Council of World Chambers Federation in 2011. He is also Vice President of the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Board Member of the Association of Balkan Chambers, and ECO Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

 

Mr. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu is the Chairman of Eskihisar Group of Companies in construction, construction materials, export and import, agriculture, investments, land development, food industry, and automotive sectors. He has been Vice President of EUROCHAMBERS and the Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture since 2009.

 

Mr. Hisarcıklıoğlu is also Chairman of the Ankara Forum, a permanent dialogue mechanism for trilateral economic cooperation between Palestine, Israel, and Turkey. He is also Chairman of the Istanbul Forum, another permanent peace platform to build economic cooperation between Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Turkey. Mr. Hisarcıklıoğlu is Board Chairman of Trustees of TOBB University of Economics and Technology and the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey, the Honorary President of TOBB Women and Youth Entrepreneurship Councils, and a High Advisory Board Member of the UNICEF National Committee of Turkey.

 

Mr. Hisarcıklıoğlu has received the Legion of Honour from the French Republic, Gold Medal of Merit by the Austrian Republic, the “Commendatore” from the Italian Republic, the Medal of Inspiration from Mongolia, Medal for Development of Friendship and Cooperation from Kazakhstan, and the Mediterranean Leadership Award by John Hopkins University, USA.

 

Mr. Hisarcıklıoğlu was awarded with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber Gold Medal, Medal of Honor from the Assembly of French Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Honorary Membership Award from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania, Medal of Honor by Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Medal of Honor by Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Gratitude Award from the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

 

Mr. Hisarciklıoğlu holds honorary doctorate degrees from the Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University, Karadeniz Technical University, Izmir University of Economics, Niğde University, Bayburt University, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, and Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University in Turkey.

 

Hisarcıklıoğlu has received the Honorary Townsman Awards by Edirne, Çankırı, Kırşehir, Niğde, Kırıkkale, and Kütahya Hisarcık municipalities.

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Mr. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu is President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey, the largest non-profit business organization in Turkey, covering 365 Chambers and Commodity Exchanges and representing 1.5 million companies.

 

As the Chairman of ICC-Turkey, Mr. Hisarcıklıoğlu became a member of the ICC G-20 Advisory Group and General Council of World Chambers Federation in 2011. He is also Vice President of the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Board Member of the Association of Balkan Chambers, and ECO Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

 

Mr. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu is the Chairman of Eskihisar Group of Companies in construction, construction materials, export and import, agriculture, investments, land development, food industry, and automotive sectors. He has been Vice President of EUROCHAMBERS and the Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture since 2009.

 

Mr. Hisarcıklıoğlu is also Chairman of the Ankara Forum, a permanent dialogue mechanism for trilateral economic cooperation between Palestine, Israel, and Turkey. He is also Chairman of the Istanbul Forum, another permanent peace platform to build economic cooperation between Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Turkey. Mr. Hisarcıklıoğlu is Board Chairman of Trustees of TOBB University of Economics and Technology and the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey, the Honorary President of TOBB Women and Youth Entrepreneurship Councils, and a High Advisory Board Member of the UNICEF National Committee of Turkey.

 

Mr. Hisarcıklıoğlu has received the Legion of Honour from the French Republic, Gold Medal of Merit by the Austrian Republic, the “Commendatore” from the Italian Republic, the Medal of Inspiration from Mongolia, Medal for Development of Friendship and Cooperation from Kazakhstan, and the Mediterranean Leadership Award by John Hopkins University, USA.

 

Mr. Hisarcıklıoğlu was awarded with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber Gold Medal, Medal of Honor from the Assembly of French Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Honorary Membership Award from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania, Medal of Honor by Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Medal of Honor by Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Gratitude Award from the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

 

Mr. Hisarciklıoğlu holds honorary doctorate degrees from the Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University, Karadeniz Technical University, Izmir University of Economics, Niğde University, Bayburt University, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, and Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University in Turkey.

 

Hisarcıklıoğlu has received the Honorary Townsman Awards by Edirne, Çankırı, Kırşehir, Niğde, Kırıkkale, and Kütahya Hisarcık municipalities.

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LIU Changle
Honorary Chairman

Mr. Changle Liu, J.P. is the Founder of Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Ltd., and has been its Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 2000.

 

Mr. Liu is a visiting professor of the Beijing Broadcasting Institute and an honorary visiting professor at the Communication University of China, at Nankai University, at Fudan University, at Xiamen University, and at Sun Yat-Sen University.

 

Mr. Liu served as Reporter, Editor, News Commentator and Senior Management at China Central People’s Radio Station. He was entitled the Justice of the Peace by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2004. He was the chairman of iEMMYs Festival in 2005 and 2006 by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

 

Mr. Liu has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. since November 2011, and the Independent Non-Executive Director of Hong Kong Airlines International Holdings Limited.

 

Mr. Liu graduated from the Beijing Broadcasting Institute (now the Communication University of China) in the early 1980s. In November 2006, Mr. Liu received an Honorary Doctoral Degree from the City University of Hong Kong in recognition of his significant contribution to learning and the well-being of society. Mr. Liu was awarded “Intellect of the Media” in 2000 by China News Week. He also received the Robert Mundell Successful World CEO Award. At the Singapore Asia-Pacific Overseas Chinese Commercial Leaders Forum, he was among the 30 short-listed leaders and was also honored with the “2004 Most Creative Asia-Pacific Overseas Chinese Business Leader Award”. He was also listed “Man of the Year in China New Economy 2004”, and “CEO of Outstanding Enterprise Award”.

 

In 2006, Mr. Liu received the “Prominent Person for Sculpturing Media Brand” award, the “Person of Year in China Media Industry Award 2006” and “Top 100 Most Influential Chinese Businessman” award. In 2007, he received the “Prominent Achievement for Chinese Philanthropy” award, the “Persons of Chinese Charity Award”, and the “Top 10 Entrepreneurs with Most Chinese Business Spirit Award”. In 2008, Mr. Liu received the “Special Contribution Awards of Top Ten Innovative Leading Figures of the Media in Mainland China” and the “Man of Year for Asia Brand Innovation Award” for the two consecutive years.

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Mr. Changle Liu, J.P. is the Founder of Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Ltd., and has been its Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 2000.

 

Mr. Liu is a visiting professor of the Beijing Broadcasting Institute and an honorary visiting professor at the Communication University of China, at Nankai University, at Fudan University, at Xiamen University, and at Sun Yat-Sen University.

 

Mr. Liu served as Reporter, Editor, News Commentator and Senior Management at China Central People’s Radio Station. He was entitled the Justice of the Peace by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2004. He was the chairman of iEMMYs Festival in 2005 and 2006 by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

 

Mr. Liu has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. since November 2011, and the Independent Non-Executive Director of Hong Kong Airlines International Holdings Limited.

 

Mr. Liu graduated from the Beijing Broadcasting Institute (now the Communication University of China) in the early 1980s. In November 2006, Mr. Liu received an Honorary Doctoral Degree from the City University of Hong Kong in recognition of his significant contribution to learning and the well-being of society. Mr. Liu was awarded “Intellect of the Media” in 2000 by China News Week. He also received the Robert Mundell Successful World CEO Award. At the Singapore Asia-Pacific Overseas Chinese Commercial Leaders Forum, he was among the 30 short-listed leaders and was also honored with the “2004 Most Creative Asia-Pacific Overseas Chinese Business Leader Award”. He was also listed “Man of the Year in China New Economy 2004”, and “CEO of Outstanding Enterprise Award”.

 

In 2006, Mr. Liu received the “Prominent Person for Sculpturing Media Brand” award, the “Person of Year in China Media Industry Award 2006” and “Top 100 Most Influential Chinese Businessman” award. In 2007, he received the “Prominent Achievement for Chinese Philanthropy” award, the “Persons of Chinese Charity Award”, and the “Top 10 Entrepreneurs with Most Chinese Business Spirit Award”. In 2008, Mr. Liu received the “Special Contribution Awards of Top Ten Innovative Leading Figures of the Media in Mainland China” and the “Man of Year for Asia Brand Innovation Award” for the two consecutive years.

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WANG Shi
Honorary Chairman

Mr. Wang Shi is the Vice President of China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CNIE). He is also the Chairman of Chinese Culture Promotion Society (CCPS) which aims to promote Chinese culture for international exchanges. CCPS is currently the most representative and largest cultural Non-Government Organization in China. CCPS was awarded the “National advanced NGO” in the year 2004.

 

Mr. Wang Shi is also a part-time professor at the National School of Administration in Beijing, and is a famous social worker and a cultural critic. He was enlisted in the year of 1968, and has taught at People's Liberation Army Academy of Art and Peking University in art introduction and theories. 

 

Mr. Wang initiated the "20th Century Classical Chinese Music" activities and the annotation of "Twenty-Four Histories". He also organized "Chinese Culture Summit", "Chinese Culture Figures of the Year Award", "Cross-Strait Culture Dialogue" and a number of other major cultural projects. His major works include literary criticism, plays, screenplays, and TV series.

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Mr. Wang Shi is the Vice President of China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CNIE). He is also the Chairman of Chinese Culture Promotion Society (CCPS) which aims to promote Chinese culture for international exchanges. CCPS is currently the most representative and largest cultural Non-Government Organization in China. CCPS was awarded the “National advanced NGO” in the year 2004.

 

Mr. Wang Shi is also a part-time professor at the National School of Administration in Beijing, and is a famous social worker and a cultural critic. He was enlisted in the year of 1968, and has taught at People's Liberation Army Academy of Art and Peking University in art introduction and theories. 

 

Mr. Wang initiated the "20th Century Classical Chinese Music" activities and the annotation of "Twenty-Four Histories". He also organized "Chinese Culture Summit", "Chinese Culture Figures of the Year Award", "Cross-Strait Culture Dialogue" and a number of other major cultural projects. His major works include literary criticism, plays, screenplays, and TV series.

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Hans D’ORVILLE
Honorary Chairman

Dr. Hans D'Orville is the former Assistant Director General for UNESCO in 2007. His main responsibilities were the development and implementation of the program planning and budgeting worldwide. His roles also included intercultural dialogue and the culture of peace, assistance to least developed countries, and UN reform.

 

Prior to that, he served as Director of UNESCO's Bureau of Strategic Planning in 2000, and Director of Information Technologies for Development Program in the Bureau for Development Policy of the United Nations in 1996. He held various posts in the United Nations Secretariat and UNDP Since 1975. Among them were Secretary of the UN Committee on Conferences and Senior Officer in the Office of the UNDP Administrator with responsibility for UNDP’s Governing Council.

 

Dr. D'Orville was Executive Coordinator of the InterAction Council of former Heads of State and Government, member of the Executive Committee of the Africa Leadership Forum, advisor to the Independent Commission of Population and Quality of Life, and the Independent Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development from 1987 to 1995.

 

Dr. D'Orville holds a Ph.D. and MA in economics from University of Konstanz. He is also the author of numerous publications of the UN focus on general development and African issues.

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Dr. Hans D'Orville is the former Assistant Director General for UNESCO in 2007. His main responsibilities were the development and implementation of the program planning and budgeting worldwide. His roles also included intercultural dialogue and the culture of peace, assistance to least developed countries, and UN reform.

 

Prior to that, he served as Director of UNESCO's Bureau of Strategic Planning in 2000, and Director of Information Technologies for Development Program in the Bureau for Development Policy of the United Nations in 1996. He held various posts in the United Nations Secretariat and UNDP Since 1975. Among them were Secretary of the UN Committee on Conferences and Senior Officer in the Office of the UNDP Administrator with responsibility for UNDP’s Governing Council.

 

Dr. D'Orville was Executive Coordinator of the InterAction Council of former Heads of State and Government, member of the Executive Committee of the Africa Leadership Forum, advisor to the Independent Commission of Population and Quality of Life, and the Independent Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development from 1987 to 1995.

 

Dr. D'Orville holds a Ph.D. and MA in economics from University of Konstanz. He is also the author of numerous publications of the UN focus on general development and African issues.

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Jean-Guy CARRIER
Executive Chairman

Mr. Jean-Guy Carrier is former Secretary General of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) from 2011 to 2014. He is also President of the consulting firm Carrier Walker International. He served as an Acting Secretary General of ICC in 2010, and Director of Programs for ICCs Research Foundation from 2009 to 2014. His leadership oversaw the enhancement of ICC’s role as the voice of international business and its effective participation in the G20 governments’ policy process, including ICC contributions to policy proposals at all G20 Summits since 2010.

 

Mr. Carrier oversees an array of activities to represent the interests of world business to governments and intergovernmental organizations. In his wide-ranging international career, Mr. Carrier has led various research-based publishing and public information programs, notably the one for the World Trade Organization (WTO) from 1996 to 2008, where he was Publisher and Chief Editor. He set up the WTO Reference Centre program, a network of computerized WTO information and research centers in the trade ministries of over 100 developing countries. He has held senior positions with the International Institute for Systems Analysis in Vienna, Austria, the Economic Council of Canada, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and global communications consulting firms.

 

Mr. Carrier holds positions in China, one being the senior fellow of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Beijing's Renmin University. Mr. Carrier obtained a Bachelor’s degree of Science from University of Ottawa and authored six books ranging from literature to studies of public policies. He has edited several collections of works on international trade and contributed many articles for print and electronic media.

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Mr. Jean-Guy Carrier is former Secretary General of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) from 2011 to 2014. He is also President of the consulting firm Carrier Walker International. He served as an Acting Secretary General of ICC in 2010, and Director of Programs for ICCs Research Foundation from 2009 to 2014. His leadership oversaw the enhancement of ICC’s role as the voice of international business and its effective participation in the G20 governments’ policy process, including ICC contributions to policy proposals at all G20 Summits since 2010.

 

Mr. Carrier oversees an array of activities to represent the interests of world business to governments and intergovernmental organizations. In his wide-ranging international career, Mr. Carrier has led various research-based publishing and public information programs, notably the one for the World Trade Organization (WTO) from 1996 to 2008, where he was Publisher and Chief Editor. He set up the WTO Reference Centre program, a network of computerized WTO information and research centers in the trade ministries of over 100 developing countries. He has held senior positions with the International Institute for Systems Analysis in Vienna, Austria, the Economic Council of Canada, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and global communications consulting firms.

 

Mr. Carrier holds positions in China, one being the senior fellow of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Beijing's Renmin University. Mr. Carrier obtained a Bachelor’s degree of Science from University of Ottawa and authored six books ranging from literature to studies of public policies. He has edited several collections of works on international trade and contributed many articles for print and electronic media.

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WU Yunguo
First Vice-Chairman

Mr. Wu has been the President of China Enterprise News since 2011. He is also the Executive Chairman of China Union of Enterprise Zones for International Cooperation.

 

Prior to this, Mr. Wu was the Vice President of China Enterprise News in 2009, Director of Advertising Department of Workers’ Daily in 2007, Deputy General Manager of The Economic Daily in 2004, the Editor of Confucian Business Weekly of China Economic Daily in 2002, and Vice President of Securities Daily in 2001.

 

Mr. Wu holds a Master’s Degree from Tsinghua University and a Ph. D from Northwestern Polytechnic University. Mr. Wu has high quality theoretical and practical experiences in media sector as the result of his professional engagement with Xinhua News Agency, Economic Daily, Workers’ Daily, and other mainstream media press and publication.

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Mr. Wu has been the President of China Enterprise News since 2011. He is also the Executive Chairman of China Union of Enterprise Zones for International Cooperation.

 

Prior to this, Mr. Wu was the Vice President of China Enterprise News in 2009, Director of Advertising Department of Workers’ Daily in 2007, Deputy General Manager of The Economic Daily in 2004, the Editor of Confucian Business Weekly of China Economic Daily in 2002, and Vice President of Securities Daily in 2001.

 

Mr. Wu holds a Master’s Degree from Tsinghua University and a Ph. D from Northwestern Polytechnic University. Mr. Wu has high quality theoretical and practical experiences in media sector as the result of his professional engagement with Xinhua News Agency, Economic Daily, Workers’ Daily, and other mainstream media press and publication.

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