• The chairman of one of China's largest conglomerates has died in an accident

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Wang Jian, chairman of Chinese conglomerate HNA dies in accident during French business trip.
    The company said Jian had a fall.
    "HNA Group extends deepest condolences to Mr. Wang's family and many friends," HNA said in a statement.
    Wang Jian, the cofounder and chairman of one of China's biggest conglomerates, HNA, has died during a business trip in France, the company said on Wednesday.
    Jian, who was 57 years old, died in an accident, the company said. He suffered a fall on the trip, HNA said, but did not reveal any further details.
    "HNA Group extends deepest condolences...
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  • China's HNA Chairman Wang dies in France after falling from a wall

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    BEIJING/MARSEILLE, France - Chinese conglomerate HNA Group Co-Chairman Wang Jian died during a business trip in France on July 3 in what local police said appeared to be an accidental fall from a wall while posing for a photograph.
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  • The Chinese Billionaire Who Owned Major Stakes in Hilton and Deutsche Bank Has Died

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The billionaire co-founder and chairman of China's HNA Group died Tuesday in an accident while on a business trip in Provence in southern France, the company said today.
    Wang Jian was 57. Local French media reported that a Chinese tourist the same age as Wang died while trying to take a photo on some steps near a church.
    HNA Group has its origins in the regional Hainan Airlines in 1990 but had grown to become an international conglomerate. HNA had been aggressively expanding via takeovers in the past three years, acquiring stakes in Swissport, Gategroup, Deutsche Bank db and Hilton...
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  • China's HNA Chairman Wang dies after fall during trip to France

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    BEIJING - China's HNA Group said on Wednesday that Wang Jian, a chairman and co-founder, died during a business trip in France on July 3 after a serious injury caused by a fall.
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  • HNA chairman Wang died falling off wall in France: police source

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    PARIS - Chinese HNA group chairman Wang Jian fell to his death while visiting the southern France village of Bonnieux on Tuesday, a French police source told Reuters.
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  • HNA's Co-Chairman, Wang Jian, Dies in Fall, Company Says

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The death of a key figure in the firm's rise as a global conglomerate comes as it continues to grapple with high debt after a huge shopping spree.
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  • China's HNA Group says co-chairman has died in France

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, which operates Hainan Airlines and other businesses around the world, says its co-chairman has died while on a business trip in France.
    HNA Group said Wang Jian, a co-founder of the company, suffered "severe injuries" in a fall and died Tuesday at age 57. It gave no other details.
    Launched in 1993 on the southern island of Hainan, HNA grew to become China's fourth-largest airline and expanded into finance, hotels, logistics and other businesses in a multibillion-dollar global acquisition spree.
    More recently, HNA has been selling some assets as...
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  • China's HNA Group Chairman Wang dies after fall in France

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    BEIJING - Chinese conglomerate HNA Group said on Wednesday its Chairman Wang Jian died during a business trip to France on July 3 after a serious injury caused by a fall.
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