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Mr. James Jiang (President of Menergy Corporation) elected as the new president of Jiangsu International Business Association of Canada

Number of visits: Date:2018-3-28

 

On March 24, 2018, the election of officers of Jiangsu International Business Association of Canada (the “Association”) was held at the Willow Springs Winery near Toronto. Mr. James Jiang, President of Menergy Corporation, was elected as the new president of the Association. The former president Mr. Howard Shen was appointed as Honorary Life President.

The newly elected executive directors include: Howard Shen, James Jiang, Xiaodong Yang, Mary Zhang, Xiaoguang Xu, Liang Jiao, Andy Chan. Other directors are: Tao Qu, Yu Gu, Cathy Li, Julia Zhang, Sunny Sheng, Sheridan Huang, Xi Cheng, Xianbin Li, Ningyu Li, Wanghong Xia, Qiaofeng Chen, Jinlei Ding and Yuan Cao.

Mr. James Jiang as the new President mentioned that the Association has been well supported by both the Canadian and Chinese governments. Under the leadership of Howard Shen and as a result of all the members, the Association has already had noticeable impact in both Canada and China. He hoped that the newly elected directors will work together in good faith to make the Association a high-end business platform.

Mr. Miachel Chan, Minister of International Trade of Ontario, Mr. Defeng E, Commercial Counselor from the Consulate General of PRC in Toronto, and Ms. Judy Lee, Vice President of RBC, all gave speeches at the meeting. Over 20 Presidents of different business associations in Greater Toronto Area attended the meeting and expressed their congratulations to James Jiang.

The Association is a non-profit organization federally registered in November 2012 with its headquarters in Toronto and a branch in Jiangsu, China. The Association aims to promote business cooperation between the provinces of Ontario and Jiangsu as well as share resources, exchange experiences and improve communication. As a new start for higher, faster, stronger cooperation between the two provinces, the Association will play an important role in fields such as economy, trade, tourism, culture, energy, information, electronics, mineral resources, medicine, food, machinery equipment and real estate. The members of the Association consist of entrepreneurs and business representatives of companies investing in both Jiangsu and Ontario.  

The Association has played an important role as a bridge between the two provinces to strengthen cooperation among governments, business associations and enterprises. It will take initiatives in social development, caring social affairs and developing friendship with different professional associations. Since the founding of the Association, it has promoted economic cooperation between Canada and China and built a communication platform for its members. It has held the Canada China Trade Forum for two years in a row, contributed ideas and suggestions for Canadian and Chinese governments and received compliments from both governments. It has invited business leaders to hold various lectures. Four golf tournaments have been held providing the members with a good communication platform.

Brief introduction to Mr. James Rui Jiang

President of Menergy Group and the recipient of

·2017 TheSenate of Canada 150 Medal

·2012 The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (Governor General of Canada)

·2010 (The 40th anniversary of China-Canada diplomatic ties) Bronze Medalist of the Outstanding SME Innovation and Best Practice Award (Canada China Business Council)

·2010 (The 40th Anniversary of China-Canada diplomatic ties) Silver Medalist of the Extraordinary Achievement Award (Canada China Business Council)

·2010 Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs)

·2009 Person of the Year in Energy Award (Chinese Business Chamber of Canada)

·Overseas representative of the12th Jiangsu Political Consultative Conference

·2016 Leading figure in theChinaAir-conditioning Industry

·2015 Top Ten China HVAC Refrigeration Industry Entrepreneurs

·2013 Top Ten China Executive in the Air-conditioning Industry

·2012 Science and Technology Entrepreneur in Nanjing Municipal 321 Talent Program

 

Honorary advisers of the Association

Peter Yuan, Deputy Chief of Toronto Police Service

Sarah Kutulakos,  Executive Director of Canada China Business Council

Judy Lee, Vice President ofRBC

Aihua Li, Presidentof Bank of China (Canada), President of Canada ChinaBusiness Association

Xiaodi Zhao, Chief Representative in Canada Branch of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade

Xiandong Wang, Executive Vice President of Jiangsu Branch of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade

Prof. Gordon Houlden,Director of the China Institute at the University of Alberta

Prof. Bernard Frolic, Professor at Department of Politics at York University

 

Current Board Members

·President: Mr. Rui Jiang, President of Menergy Group. Winner of the 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (Governor General of Canada)and the Senate of Canada 150 Medal in 2017; Top Ten China HVAC Refrigeration Industry Entrepreneurs; Overseas representative of the 12th Jiangsu Political Consultative Conference

·Honorary Life President: Mr. Howard Shen, Certified General Accountant (CGA), Fellow of Certified General Accountant of Canada (FCGA), Former President of Chinese Professionals Association of Canada, Winner of 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (Governor General of Canada)

·Executive Director: Mr. Xiaodong Yang, Former Chief Executive Officer of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) (Canada), Vice President of ICBC Suzhou branch

·Executive Director: Mr. Liang Jiao, Vice Presidentof Bank of China (Canada)

·Executive Director: Mr. Xiaoguang Xu, Chief Executive Officer of Zhongxing Telecommunication Equipment (ZTE) Corporation (Canada)

·Executive Director: Mr. Andy Chan, Managing Partner of Miller Thomson LLP., Winner of 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (Governor General of Canada)

·Executive Director: Ms. Mary Zhang, President of Royal LePage Golden Ridge Realty, Brokerage

·Director: Mr. Tao Qu, Former President of Chinese Professionals Association of Canada, Vice President of the Canadian-Chinese Relations Council, Winner of 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (Governor General of Canada)

·Director: Mr. Yu Gu, President of Canadian Bethune Medical Development Foundation

·Director: Ms. Julia Zhang, Chief Executive Officer at JD Development Group

·Director: Ms. Cathy Li, Portfolio Manager at RBC

·Director: Mr. Sunny Sheng, Chief Executive Officer of CBS Consulting Inc.

·Director: Mr. Sheriden Huang, Chief Executive Officer of Willow Springs Winery

·Director: Mr. Benny Li, President at Donalda Golf Club

·Director: Mr. Qiaofeng Chen, Chief Executive Officer of ACED International Education, President of the Suzhou General Chamber of Commerce in Canada

·Director: Mr. Wanhong Xia, President of the Zhenjiang Chamber of Commerce in Canada

·Director: Ms. Jinglei Ding, President of the General Chamber of Commerce in Changzhou, Canada

·Director: Mr. Xi Cheng, President of Tianlong Basalt Continuous Fiber Co., Ltd. in Canada, Former Secretary of Yizheng Municipal Committee of Jiangsu Province

·Director: Dr. Ningyu Li, President of Canada Bond Education Group, Overseas representative of the 11th Jiangsu Political Consultative Conference

·Director: Mr. Yuan Cao, President of Greenland Canada

·Secretary: Ms. Sophia Cao, Risk Manager at ICBC (Canada)

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