Kai Johan Jiang

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Kai Johan Jiang (born 1965 as 蒋大龙)[1] is a Swedish-Chinese businessman and company operator with business interests in Sweden and China. In 2004, Jiang founded State Power (Dragon Power Company),[2] a Chinese energy company active in the sustainable energy sources, mainly biomass. He is the CEO of State Power Group.[3]

Jiang was the CEO of National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS),[4] formed in 2012 with the intention to acquire the main assets of Saab Automobile AB from the bankruptcy estate. The acquisition was finalized on August 31, 2012.[5] In July 2020 Jiang stepped down as CEO and sold his remaining shares in NEVS, which then became wholly owned by the Chinese property developer Evergrande Group.[6]

Among Jiang's other business interests in Swedish industry is NBE Sweden AB, a company that plans to build an energy combine in Sveg in Härjedalen. His plans include a 150 MW cogeneration plant fueled by biomass and an ethanol plant with annual output of up to 80,000 tonnes.[7]

Jiang is an economic adviser to the government of Shandong province of China.[8] Jiang worked for ICBC[9] and served as senior advisor to the Volvo Group from 1993 to 2000. In 2008 he was awarded the prize "Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year" by Ernst & Young in China.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johan Nylander (12 June 2012). "Swedish-Chinese businessman buys SAAB". swedishwire.com. Archived from the original on 5 October 2016. Retrieved 9 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Company Overview of Dragon Power Co., Ltd". Business Week.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-02. Retrieved 2012-06-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Ola Kinnander (Jun 13, 2012). "Saab Auto Sold to China-Japan Group in Electric-Car Push". Business Week.
  5. ^ "NEVS acquire main part of Saab and the Saab brand name!". Saabsunited. Sep 3, 2012. Archived from the original on September 6, 2012. Retrieved September 3, 2012.
  6. ^ ""Evergrande Group" Acquires Remaining Equity of NEVS". SAABPlanet.com. 16 June 2020. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-07. Retrieved 2012-06-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Executive profile: Kai Johan Jiang". Business Week.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-21. Retrieved 2012-06-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ http://www.ey.com/CN/en/About-us/Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneur-Of-The-Year/EOY-2008-Winners