Chairman of the Board of Director of Pirelli since August 7th 2018
Born in 1958.
In 1983 he graduated from Shandong University and in 1987 he received a MBA degree from the Business School of the University of Pittsburgh in the United States and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Shangdong University in China. He is a certified senior international business engineer.
Ning Gaoning was appointed as Chairman of China National Chemical Corporation Limited (ChemChina) in 2018. Since January 2016 also serves as Chairman of the Sinochem Group Co., Ltd.. Prior to that, Ning Gaoning was Chairman of COFCO Corporation (COFCO) from 2004 to 2016 and Vice Chairman and President of China Resources (Huarun) Co., Ltd. from 1998 to 2004. He also worked at China Resources in top management positions for 18 years.
He served as Chairman on the Board of China National Cereals, Oil and Foodstuffs Import and Export Corporation (COFCO).
In addition to his functions he is Director of different listed company (Chairman of Far East Horizon Ltd., Chairman of China Jinmao Holdings Group Ltd., Chairman of Sinochem Hong Kong (Group) Co., Ltd., Chairman of Adami) and non-listed companies (Chairman of Sinochem Group Co., Ltd., Chairman of China National Chemical Corporation Ltd., Chairman of Syngenta)
Ning Gaoning ranks among China’s most influential business leaders and is Cochair of APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), Chairman of APEC China Business Council, and an Executive Director of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).