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Tang Hsiang-chien

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Net worth 2018: $1.57 Billion
Industry: Manufacturing
Residence: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Country: Hong Kong
Children: 3
BIOGRAPHY

Tang Hsiang-chien was born in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Tang Hsiang-chien is #1525 in List Billionaires People In The World. Shanghai-born entrepreneur Tang Hsiang-chien built a fortune in manufacturing, first in textiles and then with printed-circuit-board-maker Meadville, which he started in 1985. His son Henry served as financial secretary and then chief secretary of Hong Kong from 2003 to 2011 before running for chief executive in 2012; he lost after a series of controversies and scandals cut his support.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$1.2 Billion

2016

$1.1 Billion

2017

$1.5 Billion

2018

$1.57 Billion

TIMELINE
Leo Tang Hsiang Chien, GBS, OBE, JP (born June 8, 1923, Shanghai) was a member of the Standing Committee of the 7–9th CPPCC National Committee.Tang graduated from Utopia University in Shanghai in 1945 and received a master's degree from Illinois State University in 1948. He moved to Hong Kong in 1950. He is the father of Henry Tang Ying Yen, the former Financial Secretary of Hong Kong and candidate for Chief Executive in 2012.Tang's position inside the standing community placed him in lead positions on a number of boards and committees. He had an important role in Hong Kong's transfer of power from the UK to China in the years leading up to 1997. His business ventures included managing director of SOCO Textiles (Hong Kong) Ltd., chairman of Peninsula Knitters Ltd. of Hong Kong, general manager of Xinjiang Tianshan Woolen Fabric Co, Ltd. and general manager of Shanghai United Woolentex Group and Guandong Lianfa Woolen Fabric Co. Ltd.His community work included chairman of the Hong Kong Textile Trade Union, member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and vice-chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. During the reversion of Hong Kong to China, he served on the PRC Consultative Committee on Basic Law, on the first group of Hong Kong Affairs Advisors, on the Preparatory Committee for Hong Kong SAR and on the Selection Committee for the first Hong Kong SAR government.
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