Pronunciation: Wang Qishan (pronunciation: Wong Chee-shahn)
Title: Vice President
Salutation: Vice President Wang
Wang Qishan is vice president of the People’s Republic of China, a position he assumed in 2018. Prior to his appointment as vice president, Wang served as the Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party’s anti-corruption body, and a member of the Politburo Standing Committee, China’s highest decision-making body.
As vice premier, Wang frequently stressed the importance of providing a transparent, level playing field for foreign investors. In a speech commemorating China’s accession to the World Trade Organization, Wang noted that China will fulfill its promise to increase market access and provide equal treatment for foreign enterprises. While working as a banking executive in China’s state sector, Wang established the first US-China joint venture investment bank, the China International Capital Corporation, developing a model for US market access in the financial services industry.