Shili Lan, was born in June 1966 and graduated with a Master degree of Economics from Economics Faculty of Wuhan University in 1990. Now he is the Associate Chairman of Chamber of Tourism All-China Federation of Industry Commerce, the Board Member of China Enterprise Directors Association, the Chairman of Hubei Tourism Commerce Association,the Board Member of Wuhan University, the Associate Chairman of Wuhan University Alumni Association, President and Board Chairman of China East Star Group Co.,Ltd.
Mr. Lan, as a representative of the new intellectual entrepreneurs who started East Star Goup in 1991, has attracted the public’s attention. He set up business in different areas, such as IT, hotel, real estate, tourism, airline, telcom and so on. From the earliest time, East Star Group runs business in the more than 10 different industries, and become the No.1 in all of the industries.
Mr.Lan has determined to build a modern and international business utilizing the management concept and company culture to stimulate the development of the company. Additionally, Lan invented a special training program for the new employees—Military Training, and spent a great deal of money building his own Military Training Base and East Star Business School. Meanwhile Military Training has already been an important part of East Star’s Culture.
In 2005, Shili Lan placed on the 70th of Forbes Rich List-100 Richest Chinese, and was the first time that someone from Hubei Province enters the Top 100 Rich List. At the same time, Forbes introduced Mr. Lan by using of a cover story “the New Rich and Power”, and recommended the new rich person has the great capacity to deal with international capital.