Wang Shi, male, was born in 1951 in Liuzhou, Guangxi Province. He received his undergraduate education at Lanzhou Railway College from 1974 to 1978. He participated in the organisation and establishment of the “Shenzhen Exhibition Centre for Modern Scientific Education Equipment” (former “China Vanke Co., Ltd.”) and became its General Manager in 1984. Mr Wang had been the Chairman and General Manager of China Vanke Co., Ltd (the “Company”) since 1988 and resigned from the General Manager position in February 1999. He is now the Chairman of the Company.
China Vanke Co., Ltd. is currently the largest property developer listed in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”).
As a mountaineer, Wang Shi successfully climbed onto the peak of the Everest in 2003 and is still keeping the record of being the eldest mountaineer in the PRC reaching the peak of the mount. He also completed climbing onto peaks of other highest mounts around the world and the expedition of cutting across the Arctic in 2004 and 2005 respectively. He is one of the four native Chinese people successfully climbing onto peaks of the highest mounts around the world.