Tang Hsiang-chien

About Tang Hsiang-chien

Birth Place: Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Chinese: 唐翔千
TranscriptionsStandard MandarinHanyu Pinyin: Transcriptions Standard Mandarin Hanyu Pinyin Táng Xiángqiān Táng Xiángqiān
Hanyu Pinyin: Táng Xiángqiān

Tang Hsiang-chien Net Worth

Tang Hsiang-chien was born in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Shanghai-born entrepreneur Tang Hsiang-chien built a fortune in manufacturing, first in textiles and then with printed-circuit-board-maker Meadville, which he started in 1985. His son Henry served as financial secretary and then chief secretary of Hong Kong from 2003 to 2011 before running for chief executive in 2012; he lost after a series of controversies and scandals cut his support.
Tang Hsiang-chien is a member of Manufacturing

💰 Net worth: $1.57 Billion

2015 $1.2 Billion
2016 $1.1 Billion
2017 $1.5 Billion
2018 $1.57 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1945

Tang graduated from Utopia University in Shanghai in 1945, then moved on to University of Manchester in 1947 and received a master's degree from Illinois State University in 1948. He moved and relocated his Business interests to Hong Kong in 1950.

1997

Tang was a political insider with lead positions on a number of boards and committees. He had an important role in Hong Kong's transfer of power from the UK to China in the years leading up to 1997. His Business positions included managing Director of Soco Textiles, chairman of Peninsula Knitters, general manager of Xinjiang Tianshan Wool Tex Stock Company and general manager of Shanghai United Woolentex Group and Guandong Lianfa Woolen Fabric Company, with associated ownership stakes

2009

His businesses prospered in Hong Kong, mostly in textiles (Peninsula Knitters and Soco Textiles), but was involved in printed circuit-boards with the establishment of Meadville Holdings (sold to TTM Technologies in 2009). After 1989, he showed commitment to the emerging Business environment of China, amassing an estimated net worth of US$1.6 billion, and earning him membership of the Standing Committee of the 7–9th CPPCC National Committee.

2012

His son Henry Tang Ying Yen was Financial Secretary of Hong Kong and a candidate for Chief Executive in 2012.

2018

Tang died on 10 March 2018, aged 94 years, peacefully at his home in Hong Kong.