Compiled from the following sources:

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Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 7/28/2007
Career Data Updated: 1/16/2007

PHOTO: Chen Liangyu
Chen Liangyu 陈良宇
Former Member of the Politburo of the 16th CPC Central Committee, Former Secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee
Born: 1946

Biography

Chen Liangyu, male, 55, Han Nationality, is a native of Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. He was born in October 1946, joined the CPC in April 1980 and entered the workforce in August 1963. Chen graduated from the Architecture Department of the People's Liberation Army Institute of Logistics Engineering, where he majored in architectural structure. As a university graduate, he holds the title of Engineer.

Chen has spent most of his career in Shanghai. After leaving the PLA, he worked in Shanghai machinery, engineering, mining and electrical sectors. By the mid-1990s, he was deputy secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee and vice-mayor of Shanghai. He was mayor of Shanghai from 2002 - 2003.

Chen was an alternate member of the 15th CPC Central Committee. Chen served as a member of the Politburo of the 16th CPC Central Committee, and secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee until Septemebr, 2006.

Career Data

2002—2006 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2002—2006 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2003 Mayor, People's Government Shanghai Municipality
2002—2006 Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Shanghai Municipality
2001—2002 Acting Mayor, People's Government Shanghai Municipality
1997—2002 Alternate Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1996—2001 Vice-Mayor, People's Government Shanghai Municipality
1992—2002 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Shanghai Municipality
1992—1992 Deputy Secretary-General, CPC, Municipal Committee Shanghai Municipality
1992—1992 Student, The University of Birmingham, College of Public Policy United Kingdom, Birmingham
1987—1992 Deputy Secretary and Secretary, CPC, District Committee Shanghai, Huangpu District
1985—1987 Deputy Director; Director, CPC, Municipal Committee, Retired Cadre Bureau Shanghai Municipality
1984—1985 Secretary, Shanghai Electrical Appliances Corporation CPC, Party Committee
1983—1984 Deputy Secretary, Shanghai Metallurgical and Mining Machinery Corporation CPC, Party Committee
1983—1984 Deputy Director, Shanghai Pengpu Machinery Factory
1982—1983 Student, First Bureau of Electrical Machinery, Party School (Cadre Training Program)
1980 Joined, CPC
1979—1980 Student, Tongji University, Engineering Structure Department Shanghai Municipality
1970—1983 Worker; Designer; Deputy Section Chief of Infrastructure, Shanghai Pengpu Machinery Factory
1968—1970 Soldier, PLA, Services and Arms, Group Army, Unit No. 6716
1963—1968 Student, PLA Institute of Logistics Engineering, Architecture Department (Majored in architectural structure.)
1963 Joined, PLA


Recent Travel & Appearances

11 Apr 08 Travelled to Tianjin, Tianjin City
Former Shanghai Communist Party Chief Chen Liangyu was sentenced to 18 years in jail for bribery and abuse of power.
30 Aug 07 Chen Liangyu was stripped of his last official post as deputy to the National People's Congress (NPC).
26 Jul 07 Chen Liangyu was expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and dismissed from all government posts,
25 Sep 06 Chen Liangyu was sacked for his involvement in a social security fund scandal.
21 Sep 06 Travelled to Shanghai Municipality
Luo Gan attended the first SCO supreme court presidents conference.
30 Aug 06 Hu Jintao presided over a meeting attended by members of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee.
29 Aug 06 Hu Jintao presided over a meeting of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee.
23 Aug 06 Hu Jintao addressed the central foreign affairs meeting.
24 Jul 06 Hu Jintao presided over the meeting of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committe.
30 Jun 06 Hu Jintao delivered a speech at a grand rally to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China.

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