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Donald Tang Joins Board of Councilors | July 2010


The China-US Center for Sustainable Development is pleased to announce the appointment of Donald Tang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CITIC Securities International Partners (CSIP), to the Board of Councilors. The Board of Councilors provides strategic guidance for the Center’s operations and leadership in the development of new initiatives.

CSIP is a strategic alliance with CITIC Securities International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CITIC Securities, China’s largest securities firm, and Evercore Partners, a leading US-based independent investment bank. The mission of CSIP is to be the preeminent strategic and financial advisor to prominent multinational corporations and financial sponsors as well as Chinese state-owned and private enterprises to conduct cross-border transactions with China.

Gary Dirks, Chair of the US Board of Councilors, stated: “We are delighted to welcome Donald Tang to the Board. His distinguished professional accomplishments, dedication to expand people to people relations between China and the United States and his commitment to the mission of the China-US Center will measurably contribute to the Center’s development.”

Prior to forming CSIP, Mr. Tang was Vice Chairman of Bear Sterns & Co., Inc. and Chairman of Bear Sterns Asia. He serves as a Trustee of the RAND Corporation, where he is also a Member of the Advisory Board for the Center for Asia Pacific Policy and Chairman of its Banking Reform Committee on China; Trustee of the California Institute of Technology; Member of the Committee of 100;Trustee Emeritus of the Asia Society; Trustee of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art; Member of the Board of Councilors of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism; and Member of the Board of the UCLA Medical Center.

Mr. Tang holds degrees from the East China Institute of Technology in Shanghai, China and Santa Ana College and California State Polytechnic University in California.