Pioneering Taiwanese businessmen trotted the globe carrying a single suitcase and built their empires by merely keen market intuition and strong business acumen. In September 2017, in recognition of the achievements of Taiwanese businessmen around the world and their contributions to Taiwan, the Overseas Community Affairs Council published a biographical collection entitled, The Spirit of the New Leather Suitcase: WTCC Presidents and Their Stories. The book recalls the path of 23 former presidents of the World Taiwanese Chambers of Commerce (WTCC) as they labored intensively to create global enterprises on foreign lands, and inspirational stories of how, after becoming president of the WTCC, they made every effort to strive for the rights and interests of Taiwanese businessmen, to speak on Taiwan’s behalf, and to act as a bridge between Taiwan and the rest of the world. Savor the engaging biographies of 23 former WTCC presidents and their course of history, learn from their past uphill struggles, and inherit the practical knowledge and wisdom of their vast overseas entrepreneurial experience.
The Spirit of the New Leather Suitcase: WTCC Presidents and Their Stories