UIC Urban Forum

Speakers

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Pin Ni

President, Wanxiang America Corporation

Pin Ni is the President of Wanxiang America Corporation, a wholly owned US subsidiary of Wanxiang Group Company based in Hangzhou, China.  Ni also serves as the Executive Vice President for Wanxiang Group.

Ni has been serving as president of Wanxiang America Corporation since its inception in 1994. The company’s revenue has grown from zero to $ 3.5 billion to date, crossing the areas of automotive, clean energy, and real estate with operations in 26 states in USA. In January 2016, he was honored as “The Most Influential Business Person of the Year” by China General Chamber of Commerce – U.S.A.

Ni is very active in community services. He serves as board director of World Business Chicago, member of the Corporate Leadership Council of the US-China Strong Foundation, and member of the Advisory Board of the RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy.

Ni received his Bachelor degree and MBA degree from Zhejiang University, after which he joined Wanxiang and has been with the company ever since.  He has also studied in the Ph.D. program in University of Kentucky’s Department of Economics.