Co-funder, Chairman of the Board of Directors, HNA Group - 海航集团有限公司董事长、党委书记
Mr. Feng Chen was born in Shanxi, China in June 1953. He joined the Communist Party of China in May 1972 and started his career in July 1975. He is a Senior Economist. Mr. Chen graduated from the Lufthansa College of Air Transport Management in Germany in 1983 and received an MBA from Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands in 1996. He enjoyed special government allowances granted by the State Council in October 1994. He completed advanced studies in senior management at Harvard Business School in 2004. Mr. Chen once worked at the Civil Aviation Administration of China and the National Air Regulations Bureau in China. He also served as the Aviation Business Advisor to the Provincial Governor of Hainan Province and led the formation of Hainan Provincial Airlines. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Secretary of the Party Committee of HNA Group. Mr. Chen was the Committee Member of the 2nd Standing Committee of the People’s Congress of Hainan Province, Representative of the 16th, 17th & 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, Committee Member of the 10th & 11th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Moreover, Mr. Chen was honored as “Ten Meritorious Entrepreneurs in Hainan”, “Excellent Builders of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics”, “Asian Business Leader”, “Ambassador of Sustainable Development Overseas by the Chinese Enterprise” due to his excellence in business and entrepreneurship. Mr. Chen also commits himself to education. He has served as a guest professor at many universities in China and has contributed to the development and nurture of talents.