WorldJournal.com Interview With Dr. James S.C. Chao

WorldJournal.com Interview With Dr. James S.C. Chao

WorldJournal.com recently interviewed Dr. James S.C. Chao, founder of the international shipping company, Foremost Group. Dr. Chao shared his insights on building family and business. Here are some excerpts: Dr. Chao, it would be fair to say that you are a rare American-Chinese shipping giant, with abundant political and commercial connections, six educated daughters and […]

Angela Chao Sits Down with World Journal to Discuss Family, Business and Legacy

Angela Chao Interview

In early June, Angela Chao, Deputy Chair of the Foremost Group, sat down with WorldJournal.com to share her insights into her paternal heritage: the strength and legacy of her parents, Dr. James S.C. Chao and Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, and how their life principles translated into building the reputation and success of the Foremost Group—the […]

Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center at Harvard Business School Nears Completion

Chao Family members

Complete with a tree and signatures, the final beam was recently hoisted atop the new Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center at Harvard Business School. The spacious Center, funded by a magnanimous gift from Dr. James S.C. Chao and the Chao family, is expected to be completed next year. It will house classrooms, conference rooms, dining […]

Guests Gather at the Harvard Club to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Foremost Group

angela chao and family

In mid-December 2014, Dr. James Chao and his daughters visited the Harvard Club to celebrate an important anniversary: 50 years of the founding of Foremost Group, a prominent global shipping and transport company founded by Dr. Chao and his late wife. The event was attended by hundreds of guests from the shipping industries of Europe, […]

ICS Report: Chao Family Talks about Cross-Cultural Bridges at Shanghai Jiaotong University

Chao Family Talks about Cross-Cultural Bridges at Shanghai Jiaotong University

The Chao family spent time on the Shanghai Jiaotong University campus in China’s Minhang district, during their week of festivities marking the 30th anniversary of the Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation. University students, teachers and officials were present for the unveiling of a sculpture of the late Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, a long-time supporter of […]

Dean Nitin Nohria speaks at the HBS W50 Summit

Dean Nitin Nohria speaks at the HBS W50 Summit

Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria speaks at the W50 Summit and discusses the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center – the first building named after a woman on Harvard’s campus. April 5th, 2013 (26:14 minutes)

Harvard Business School Opens First Building to Ever Be Named after a Woman

Harvard Business School Opens First Building to Ever Be Named after a Woman

The opening of the first building at Harvard Business School to be named after a woman, The Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center, comes at the time of Harvard’s 50th year anniversary celebration of women being admitted into Harvard. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao is the wife of Dr. James S.C. Chao and mother of their six […]

Angela Chao and Family on the Importance of Education

Angela Chao and Family on the Importance of Education

Leaders come in different shapes and sizes, as well as from different backgrounds. Some leaders start as followers – part of a larger group that works together to achieve a common purpose. This dynamic is perhaps best represented in the college and university setting, where classes and extracurricular activities abound. Harvard Business School embodies this […]