Lihong Wang

Lihong Wang ’99
Managing Director, Bain Capital Private Equity Asia LLC, Hong Kong

Lihong Wang is a managing director of Bain Capital Private Equity Asia. Ms. Wang has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry in the United States and Asia. She currently focuses on Bain Capital’s private equity activities in China, sits on the Asia Investment Committee, and leads investments and portfolio management efforts in China. She was a board member for the Hong Kong-listed company Gome Electrical Appliance Holding Limited, the chairman of RISE Education (China) and Gymboree China (Hong Kong), and a board member of a number of portfolio companies in which Bain Capital has invested. She is a member of 30% Club HK Steering Committee.

Before joining Bain Capital in July 2006, Ms. Wang was an executive director at Morgan Stanley from April 2005 to July 2006. She worked at JP Morgan Securities Asia Pacific Limited from October 2001 to March 2005 and at Credit Suisse First Boston from September 1999 to September 2001. Before attending Columbia Business School, Ms. Wang worked for the China Securities Regulatory Commission, where she oversaw Chinese companies' overseas listings. Ms. Wang obtained an MBA from Columbia Business School and is a graduate of Fudan University. She lives in Hong Kong with her husband, Zhihong Li ’99, and their two children.

Ms. Wang established two scholarships with academic institutes: the Lihong Wang Academic and Research Growth Fund for students at the Fudan Management School and the Lihong Wang ’99 and Zhihong Li ’99 Scholarship at Columbia Business School.