Tsai Wan-tsai

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Tsai Wan-tsai
Member of the Legislative Yuan
In office
1 February 1973 – 31 January 1983
Constituency Taipei (until 1981)
Business (1981–83)
Personal details
Born (1929-08-05)5 August 1929
Chikunan Town, Chikunan District, Shinchiku Prefecture, Japanese-era Taiwan (modern-day Zhunan, Miaoli)
Died 5 October 2014(2014-10-05) (aged 85)
Taipei, Taiwan
Nationality Taiwanese
Children 4
Occupation Founder, Fubon Group
Net worth $8.4 billion
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Tsai.

Tsai Wan-tsai (Chinese: 蔡萬才; 5 August 1929 – 5 October 2014) was a Taiwanese banker. He is one of the brothers of Tsai Wan-lin, and an uncle of Tsai Hong-tu. Tsai Wan-tsai was a member of the Legislative Yuan, the national parliament of Taiwan. He was also the founder of Fubon Group.[1] In June 2008, Forbes ranked him as the fourth richest of Taiwan, with a net worth of US$5.1 billion.[2]

He died at the age of 85 in 2014.[3] After his death, Fubon established the Tsai Wan-tsai Taiwan Contribution Award in his honor.[4] The company is now run by his sons Daniel Tsai (蔡明忠) and Richard Tsai (蔡明興).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fubon founder dies at 86". Taipei Times. 5 October 2014. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Taiwan's Richest: #4 Tsai Wan-tsai". Forbes. Retrieved 2008-08-01. 
  3. ^ Tien, Yu-bin; Cang, S.C. (5 October 2014). "Fubon Group Chairman Tsai Wan-tsai dies". Central News Agency. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Tien, Yu-pin; Chen, Christie (23 December 2014). "Fubon unveils new award in late chairman's name". Central News Agency. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Fubon's Tsai brothers top latest Forbes list of Taiwan's richest people". The China Post. June 26, 2015.