|Born||宁高宁 / Nìng Gāoníng
November 9, 1958
Binzhou, Shandong, China
|Occupation||Chairman of Sinochem Group|
Ning Gaoning (Chinese: 宁高宁; born November 9, 1958), also known as Frank Ning, is a Chinese business executive.
He was born in Binzhou, Shandong Province. He graduated Shandong University and received an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh's Katz School of Business in 1987. During his career at China Resources (Huarun), he led over 30 major M&As to make China Resources one of the largest food conglomerate in China. He also served as the Chairman of state-owned China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO). Currently, He is the Chairman of the Sinochem Group. He is also the Chairman of Hong Kong Building and Loan Agency Limited and Deputy Chairman of China Vanke company Limited. Ning has been recognized five times as one of the 25 most influential business leaders by Chinese Entrepreneur magazine. In 2009, Ning was named Asia Business Leader of the Year by CNBC Asia Pacific. In November 2012 Ning was elected as a member of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.
- Lynn Shea and Brittney Gillison, University names 12 new legacy laureates, University TImes, University of Pittsburgh, Oct 27, 2008, accessdate=10-31-2008
- "Pitt Alumnus Frank Gaoning Ning Named Asia Business Leader of Year". Pitt Chronicle. 10 (33). Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh. 2009-12-07. Retrieved 2009-12-07.