In March of 2022, MY I.D. welcomes Angela Yin Cesal a part of our Board of Directors.
Angela is an inspiring and dedicated woman. While studying at Chinese Cultural University in Taipei, Taiwan, she was able to obtain a noteworthy Bachelor's of Science degree in Economics. She soon joined the family business of Reuntex where she further developed her skills.
Her father founded the organization in 1942 and many others followed. Together, they opened several segments of the business: Textile and Clothing,
Hypermarket, Development and Construction. Ruentex companies include Ruentex Industries Ltd, Ruentex Development Co, Ltd., Runtai Construction, Runtai Innovation International.
The retail segment of Ruentex Industries Ltd. is the operation of China's largest hypermarts called RT Mart, similar to Walmart and Costco. It is the largest hypermart in China with nearly 500 locations.
Angela and her family have been a strong advocate of higher education. The Yin family established the Tang Prize Foundation in 2012 that recognizes and awards on extraordinary contribution in such innovation as sustainable development, biopharmaceutical science, and sinology. The Tang Prize is similar to the Noble Peace Prize with its prestige, the best scholars and innovators across the globe compete annually.
Angela’s commitment to higher education continued in the U.S., in addition to her contribution to the Chinese-American Community. Angela served on the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors of the Arizona State University Foundation for 14 years. Angela was the founder/chair of Arizona Taiwan Society of Technology, Chinese-American Society of Arizona, ASU Women and Philanthropy, Commissioner of Chinese Affairs of Arizona appointed by the Taiwan President, Barrows Board of Trustees, Chairwoman of Taipei Sisters Cities Commission,
Angela was also appointed the official liaison for the 21st Fighter Squadron of Taiwan’s Air Force where she watched over F-16 pilots training program at the Luke Airforce Base. Angela’s devotion and dedication to the program earned her the title of “Honorary Commander” of the 21st Fighter Squadron.
Angela currently lives in the West Coast and enjoys investing in real estate.