US-China Strong is thrilled to welcome its new CEO, John Holden. Mr. Holden officially began his tenure with US-China Strong on October 1st, 2017. As the newly appointed CEO, Holden will work to expand US-China Strong’s presence, programs and mission to create more productive relations between future American leaders and their Chinese peers.
Before joining US-China Strong, Mr. Holden served as the president of the National Committee on US-China Relations and worked as the Associate Dean at Peking University. In his time at Peking University, Holden helped to launch and manage the university’s Yenching Academy – a center for select college graduates pursuing Master’s degrees in China Studies. He also served as Professor of Management Practice at the University’s Guanghua School of Management.
John Holden recently received the highest award for foreign experts, the China’s Friendship Award, for making “outstanding contributions to the country’s economic and social progress.”