Wu Yajun Success Story
Wu Yajun is a Chinese businesswoman and the co-founder-cum- CEO of Longfor Properties. She is currently the Chairwoman of the company. She ranks third among the richest women in China and 22nd among all the richest women all over the world. In China, Wu Yajun is the fifth wealthiest persons irrespective of gender.
Wu Yajun With His Husband Cai Kui
According to reports in 2013, she was the 299th wealthiest individual in the whole world. She has been listed in fifty most powerful women in the world. Wu Yajun is a member of the National People's Congress. In 2014, she ranked 41st among the most powerful women all over the world.
Wu Yajun was born in 1964.She completed her graduation in the year 1984 at the North-western Polytechnic University in the department of Navigation Engineering.
Wu Yajun started her career as an editor and journalist at the Shirong News Agency of China.
She worked in the news media from 1988 to 1993. She then shifted her focus to real estate.
Wu and her husband, Cai Kui founded The Chongqing Zhongjianke Real Estate Co Ltd in the year 1995. The name of the company was changed to Longfor Properties. The company quickly expanded to the major cities; Beijing, Chengdu, Dalian amd Changzou. In 2007, Wu was listed as one of the alumni members of the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. Longfor Properties made it into the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in 2009 with some very significant investors such as Ping An Insurance and Temasek Holdings.
Wu is the CEO of the Longfor Properties since 2005. She is member of the National People's Congress and the vice chairman of Chongking Municiplaity's Federation of Industry and Commerce. Wu is the Vice Chairperson of the Chongking General Chamber of Commerce's Real Estate Branch. She is the General Manager and the Managing Director of the Chongking Jiachen Cultural and Economic Development. Wu was the managing director of the Chongking Zhongjian Ke Real Estate between 1995 and 2000 and the general manager and chairperson at the Chongking Longhu Properties and the Beijing Longhu Properties.