Mr. John Zhao is the Chairman and CEO of Hony Capital, a leading private equity firm in China. Mr. Zhao also serves as Executive Vice President of Hony Capital’s parent company Legend Holdings.
Mr. Zhao joined Legend Holdings and founded Hony Capital in 2003. Under his leadership, Hony Capital currently manages over USD 10 billion of assets and has invested in around 100 companies domestically and abroad.
Mr. Zhao holds an MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, dual Master’s degrees in Electronic Engineering and Physics from Northern Illinois University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Nanjing University.