Zhang Jindong

About Zhang Jindong

Birth Year: 1963
Birth Place: Nanjing, China, China
Alma mater: Nanjing Normal University
Occupation: entrepreneur politician
Known for: Owner of Suning Holdings Group Major shareholder of Suning Appliance Group Major shareholder of Suning.com Owner of Suning Real Estate Major shareholder of Inter Milan
Board member of: Suning Holdings Group (managing director) Suning.com (chairman) Suning Holdings Group(managing director)Suning.com(chairman)
Children: Steven Zhang (Zhang Kangyang) 1 other child
Other political affiliations: All-China Youth Federation All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce
Simplified Chinese: 张近东
Traditional Chinese: 張近東
TranscriptionsStandard MandarinHanyu Pinyin: Transcriptions Standard Mandarin Hanyu Pinyin Zhāng Jìndōng Zhāng Jìndōng
Hanyu Pinyin: Zhāng Jìndōng

Zhang Jindong

Zhang Jindong was born on 1963 in Nanjing, China, China. Zhang Jindong chairs Suning Commerce Group, one of China's largest appliance retailers. In June 2016 his private firm Suning Holdings bought 70% of F.C. Inter Milan for $300 million; his firm also owns 61% of online broadcaster PPTV. Jindong's brother Zhang Guiping is also a billionaire.
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Zhang Jindong was born in Anhui Province in 1963. He graduated from the Nanjing Normal University and studied Chinese literature.


Zhang Jindong further developed his small shop into a giant Business group - the Suning Group, in the space of only 15 years. He also founded and co-founded Suning Holdings Group and Suning Appliance Group respectively, as unlisted portions of his Business empire, leaving Suning Commerce Group as the only listing company. In 2013's Hurun Report's China Rich List, Zhang was ranked No.9 with $6.4 billion. Zhang Jindong was ranked 28th in 2015 Forbes's China Rich List.


On 6 June 2016 Zhang Jindong, via his own private holding company Suning Holdings Group, signed a contract to purchase the majority stake in Italian football club Inter Milan, by purchasing existing shares and through recapitalization. The deal was approved by the extraordinary general meeting on 28 June 2016, which after the deal, Suning Holdings Group owned 68.55% shares.

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