|Yan Bin [miit.gov.cn]|
• Overall ranking: 4
• Age: 57
• Family wealth: US$7.8 billion
• Company: Reignwood Group
• Sector: Red Bull, property, investments
Reignwood Group was founded in 1984 in Thailand by Yan Bin, a Thai-Chinese businessman who was born in Shandong Province. Yan now serves as chairman of the group. The company's initial activities were in general trading and contracting, as well as real estate development and tourism. In 1995, Yan expanded operations to China. Now, his company has become a multinational enterprise in four industrial sectors that cover consumer goods (functional drinks), modern service industries, sports, art and culture and financial services and investments. Reignwood has offshoots in Singapore, Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Switzerland.