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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 4/13/2009
Career Data Updated: 4/13/2009

PHOTO: Zhang Xinsheng
Zhang Xinsheng 章新胜
Vice-President of the Chinese Olympic Committee
Born: 1948

Biography Highlight

Zhang Xinsheng, male, Han nationality, is a native of Shuyang County, Jiangsu province. He was born in 1948, joined the CPC, and graduated from Harvard University with a major in city planning. Zhang holds a master's degree. He held leading posts in the tourism industry, serving as deputy director of the National Tourism Administration until 1989. In 2001, he was appointed vice-minister of the Ministry of Education. He is currently a vice-president of the Chinese Olympic Committee.

Recent Career Data

2004— Vice-President, Chinese Olympic Committee
2001—2009 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Education
2000—2001 Assistant Minister, Ministry of Education
1998—2000 Graduate Student, Harvard University USA, Massachusetts, Cambridge (Received Master's Degree)
1989—1997 Mayor, People's Government Jiangsu Province, Suzhou City
1989—1997 Deputy Secretary, CPC, City Committee Jiangsu Province, Suzhou City
1986—1989 Deputy Director, National Tourism Administration
1982—1985 Deputy Director, Tourism Bureau Jiangsu Province
1980—1982 Graduate Student, University of Colorado USA, Colorado, Denver
1977—1979 English-Chinese Interpreter, People's Government, Foreign Affairs Office Jiangsu Province

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