Annie Wu’s entrepreneurial success story began in 1980 when she and her father, Dr James T Wu established the first joint venture (001) between Hong Kong and Mainland China through the cooperation between the Civil Aviation Administration of China and Hong Kong Beijing Air Catering Ltd. Since then, she has become the Honorary Chairman of 6 air catering joint ventures and the Vice Chairman of 10 air catering joint venture companies which provide 45% market share of air catering in Mainland China. Its catering quality enjoys great prestige both at home and abroad.
Following the establishment of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) in 1970 with its headquarters in New York, Annie Wu was elected Board Member of the Association in 1984 and at the time, she was the first Asian woman board member. She organized the first WTCA trade mission to China in the year 1980. As a result of her consistent efforts, many key cities in Mainland China joined the Association and linked to a network of some 1,000,000 international businesses in 92 countries worldwide to promote peace and stability through trade. She currently serves on the Board as Lifetime Honorary Board Member.
Annie Wu serves on various advisory bodies including a Standing Committee Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. She is particularly active in advancing the cause of women’s issues as well as education for youth both in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Her successful career and contribution to community services have won her various awards for excellence.