The China Entrepreneur

Tomas Casas Klett came to China in 1996. From the first, his plan was simple. Learn the language and get rich. He now has five companies to his name.

FA You were born in Spain, speak five languages fluently, including Japanese and Chinese, and you have an MBA from the Wharton School of Business as well as a Masters in economics from Shanghai's Fudan University. You came to China as a student and you've been here since 1996. Why aren't you earning huge sums of money at, say, Citibank, instead of getting a salary which you say yourself is set at Chinese levels

TCK The real excitement about China was the opportunity to learn. I'd already spent three years studying and working in Japan, but I felt I had reached the point of diminishing returns. I was young and energetic, and wanted to try...

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