Jiang Jianqing

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Jiang Jianqing
Jiang Jianqing, 2009 World Economic Forum on Africa-1.jpg
Jiang Jianqing at the 2009 World Economic Forum on Africa
Born (1953-02-01) 1 February 1953 (age 62)
People's Republic of China
Nationality Chinese
Alma mater Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Occupation Chairman and Executive Director, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Jiang.

Jiang Jianqing (Chinese: 姜建清; pinyin: Jiāng Jiànqīng; born February 1953) is the Chairman of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the world's largest bank by assets and market value; he has held the position since 2005.[1]


Jiang worked in the fields of Jiangxi Province and the coal mines in Henan Province for labor education during the cultural revolution.[1] In 1986, he joined ICBC as a teller in Shanghai.[1] Jiang graduated from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in 1984, and later obtained his master's and doctor's degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In 1993, Jiang was appointed as the vice president of ICBC Shanghai Branch. Jiang became president of the Bank of Shanghai in 1995 and served as the president of ICBC Shanghai Branch from 1997. In July 1999, Jiang was promoted to the vice president and vice Party chief of ICBC. From February 2000 to October 2005, Jiang served as the president and CPC Party chief of ICBC. In 2005, when ICBC restructured for public listing, Jiang became the Chairman of Board of Directors, also the CPC Party chief.[2]

His research interests include theoretical and practical bank innovation, and corporation theory of both industrial and financial capital. He is the author of numerous articles including "Technical Revolution in American Banking Industry"; … and an article on ICBC’s legacy to develop into China’s leading bank[3]

He was an alternate member of the 16 CPC Central Committee and is currently an alternate member of the 17th CPC Central Committee.[4]

In both 2011 and 2012 he was included in the 50 Most Influential ranking of Bloomberg Markets Magazine.

In December 2012 he was awarded the Most Influential Leader of Listed Company at the China Listed Company Overseas Forum & China Securities "Golden Bauhinia Awards".[5]

In April 2013, he was awarded the Business Leader of the Year at The Asian Awards.[6] Jiang earned a salary of $326,000 in 2013, and reportedly took a pay cut for 2014 due to general public discontent over high executive compensation.[7]

Jiang is an alternate member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.


  1. ^ a b c Lingling Wei (Oct 31, 2011). "Regulator Shuffle Turns Focus to PBOC". The Wall Street Journal. 
  2. ^ http://www.icbc-ltd.com/icbcltd/corporate%20governance/board%20of%20directors/board%20of%20directors/
  3. ^ Jiang Jianqing: "Industrial and Commercial Bank of China", in: Arnoud de Meyer, Pamela Mar, Frank-Jürgen Richter, Peter Williamson: Global Future, John Wiley, Singapore 2005.
  4. ^ http://www.chinavitae.net/biography/Jiang_Jianqing/bio
  5. ^ "Jiang Jianqing Named "Most Influential Leader of Listed Company"". ICBC. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  6. ^ Winners at the Asian Awards
  7. ^ "Overpaid Bank Chief in China Means 2% of What Dimon Gets". September 7, 2014.