Olympian Feet

Flannery, Russell
November 2007
Forbes Asia;11/12/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 19, p78
The article focuses on Aokang, a dress and athletic shoe manufacturer based in China and the official leather goods supplier to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Aokang founder and Chief Executive Wang Zhentao, who ranks No. 263 on the 2007 China's Rich List with wealth of $280 million, believes that the Olympics is an opportunity for his company. Aokang's efforts illustrate how many Chinese entrepreneurs are striving to turn the Olympics into a brand promotion extravaganza.


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