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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 5/22/2003
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Wang Guangying
Wang Guangying 王光英
Vice-Chairman of the 9th NPC Standing Committee, Honorary Chairman of the Everbright Group
Born: 1919

Biography Highlight

Wang Guangying, Han nationality, was born in Beijing in 1919. His father, Wang Huaiqing, was an industrialist, and one of his sisters, Wang Guangmei, was the widow of the late PRC Chairman Liu Shaoqi. Wang Guangying graduated from the Chemistry Department of Fu Ren University in 1942 and in 1946 was a co-founder of a chemical factory in Tianjin. In the early 1950s, he founded a knitwear enterprise in Tianjin, and subsequently became secretary-general of the Federation of Industry and Commerce in Tianjin and a member of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce.

Recent Career Data

1999—???? Honorary Vice-President, Red Cross Society of China
1998—2003 Vice-Chairman, 9th Standing Committee of the NPC
1997—???? Honorary Chairman, China Overseas Friendship Association
1993—1998 Vice-Chairman, 8th Standing Committee of the NPC
1993—1997 Honorary Chairman, All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce
1990—???? President, China Council for the Promotion of Peaceful Reunification
1988—1993 Vice-Chairman, 7th CPPCC, National Committee
1983—1988 Vice-Chairman, 6th CPPCC, National Committee
1983—???? Board Member, CITIC Group (formerly known as China International Trust and Investment Corporation)
1983—???? Honorary Chairman, China Everbright Ltd.

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