Businessman Roger Wang Elected Chairman Of Top U.S.-China Group, Sees “Fast Evolving” TiesMay 06, 2018 | Forbes
H. Roger Wang is the Chairman of Golden Eagle International Group. Founded in 1992 with headquarters in the historic city of Nanjing, Golden Eagle has grown into a diversified and wide-ranging enterprise specializing in both real estate and retail within China. The Group is comprised of various companies spanning from real estate development, retail operations, hotel management, auto services, healthcare, and education, aiming to provide China’s most promising cities with top-quality service. As of April 2018, Golden Eagle International Group has amassed over 11 million square meters of developed/developing projects. Operating area covers 4.24 million square meters throughout Shanghai, and the provinces of Jiangsu, Shaanxi, Yunnan and Jilin, with nearly 6 million square meters are currently under planning. In 2006, Golden Eagle Retail Group was successfully listed on the Hong Kong Exchange under 3308.HK. Its market value tops the list of HK-listed department store groups and was honored as "The Best Department Store Group in China" by Morgan Stanley. Since the opening of its first department store in 1996, Golden Eagle now owns 32 chain stores nationwide with a total shopping area of 2.75 million square meters. With the changing consumer tastes, Golden Eagle has evolved from department stores into comprehensive lifestyle centers, striving to be the one-stop destination for every daily need. In giving back to the community that has given him so much, Mr. Wang continues to incorporate philanthropy into the Group’s management philosophy. Under his guidance and initiative, the Group established the Golden Eagle International Charity Foundation and has donated over $10 million to charitable causes both in the United States and China. Founder of the first foreign-invested company in Nanjing, Mr. Wang is one of the most respected businessmen in the city and has received numerous honors, such as "Honorary Citizen of Nanjing", “The Friendship Award of Jiangsu”, “Best Foreign Contribution Award” and “National Star Enterprise”. Meanwhile, he also holds the positions of professor in Nanjing University Business School and Honorary President of Jiangsu Overseas Exchange Association. Mr. Wang is also the Chairman and CEO of Transpacific Management, a company founded in 1978 whose main businesses are in California. Mr. Wang grew up in Taiwan and obtained his bachelor’s degree in economics from Chinese Culture University in 1969 before receiving an MBA from Southeastern Louisiana University in 1973.