|Alma mater||Nanjing Normal University|
|Occupation||Founder & President
|Net worth||US$ 5 billion (2011)|
Zhang Jindong (simplified Chinese: 张近东; traditional Chinese: 張近東; pinyin: Zhāng Jìndōng; born 1963 in Anhui), is a Chinese entrepreneur. He's one of the two founders and the current president of the Suning Group, headquartered in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province.
Zhang was born in Anhui Province in 1963. He graduated from the Nanjing Normal University and studied Chinese literature. After graduation, Zhang first worked in a cloth factory named Haowei Group (Chinese: 豪威集团) between 1985~1989.
1990, Zhang together with his old brother Zhang Guiping (张桂平) opened a shop on Ninghai Road (宁海路) in Nanjing, selling air conditioning and related products. Later Zhang Guiping quit from this business but shifted into real estate.
Zhang further developed his small shop into a giant business group - the Suning Group, with only 15 years. In 2007's Forbes Mainland China Rich List, Zhang was ranked No.5 with 33.61 billion Chinese Yuan (US$ 4.05 billion).