Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
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

XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/17/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/17/2018

PHOTO: Wang Qishan
Wang Qishan 王岐山
Vice-President, People's Government, People's Republic of China
Born: 1948

Biography

Wang Qishan, male, Han nationality, is a native of Tianzhen County, Shanxi province. He was born in 1948, joined the CPC in 1983 and graduated from Northwest University. Wang has served as director of several leading banks including the China Investment Bank and the China Construction Bank. He served as a member of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee in 2003, and he was appointed mayor of Beijing in the same year.

In 2007 he became a member of the Politburo of the 17th CPC Central Committee, a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee and in 2008 he became Vice-Premier of the State Council.

In 2012 he became a member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. Wang was named Vice-President of China in 2018.

Career Data

2018— Vice-President, People's Government People's Republic of China
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Taiwan Affairs
2017— Deputy Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Party-Building
2012—2017 Secretary, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, Standing Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
2008—2013 Vice-Premier, State Council
2008—2013 Member, State Council CPC, Leading Party Group
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2004—2007 Mayor, People's Government Beijing Municipality
2003—2007 Member, CPC, Municipal Committee, Standing Committee Beijing Municipality
2003—2004 Acting Mayor, People's Government Beijing Municipality
2003—2004 Vice-Mayor, People's Government Beijing Municipality
2003—2007 Deputy Secretary, Chinese Olympic Committee, Beijing Organizing Committee for the XXIX Olympiad CPC, Leading Party Group Beijing Municipality
2003—2007 Executive Chairman, Chinese Olympic Committee, Beijing Organizing Committee for the XXIX Olympiad Beijing Municipality
2003—2007 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Beijing Municipality
2002—2003 Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee Hainan Province
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2003 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Hainan Province
2000—2002 Director, State Commission for Restructuring the Economy, General Office
2000—2002 Secretary, State Commission for Restructuring the Economy, General Office CPC, Leading Party Group
1998—2000 Vice-Governor, People's Government Guangdong Province
1997—2002 Alternate Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1997—2000 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Guangdong Province
1994—1997 Secretary, China Construction Bank CPC, Leading Party Group
1994—1997 Governor, China Construction Bank
1993—1994 Vice-Governor, People's Bank of China
1993—1994 Member, People's Bank of China CPC, Leading Party Group
1992—1992 Student, CPC, Central Committee, Central Party School
1989—1993 Vice-Governor, China Construction Bank
1989—1993 Member, China Construction Bank CPC, Leading Party Group
1988—1989 Secretary, Rural Trust and Investment Corporation of China CPC, Party Committee
1988—1989 Manager, Rural Trust and Investment Corporation of China
1986—1988 Director, Rural Development Research Center of the State Council, Development Research Institute
1986—1988 Director, Rural Development Research Center of the State Council, Communication Office
1983 Joined, CPC
1982—1986 Deputy Director, Rural Development Research Center of the State Council, Communication Office
1982—1986 Division Director, Rural Development Research Center of the State Council
1982—1988 Research Fellow, CPC, Central Committee, Rural Policy Research Office
1979—1982 Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Modern History Institute
1973—1976 Student, Northwest University, History Department Shaanxi Province, Xi'an City
1969—1971 Worker, Cultural Revolution, Sent to do manual labor Shaanxi Province, Yan'an County


Recent Travel & Appearances

16 Nov 19 Wang Qishan addressed international conference to commemorate Confucius's birth
16 Nov 19 Chinese vice president addresses international conference to commemorate Confucius's birth
12 Nov 19 Travelled to France, Paris
Wang Qishan addressed the opening ceremony of the second Paris Peace Forum in Paris, France
08 Nov 19 Was in Beijing Municipality
Chinese VP to attend second Paris Peace Forum
20 Oct 19 Travelled to Indonesia, Jakarta and met with the following:
Joko Widodo (Indonesian President)
Wang Qishan attended the inauguration ceremony of Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta
17 Oct 19 Former leader of China Democratic League cremated
17 Oct 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Jim Breyer (Founder and CEO, Breyer Capital)
Wang Qishan discusses China's history, present, future with Tsinghua advisors
16 Oct 19 Xi meets representatives of PRC anniversary celebrations personnel
30 Sep 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Thai Princess)
Chinese vice president meets Thai Princess Sirindhorn
12 Sep 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Saifuddin Abdullah (Malaysian Foreign Minister)
Wang Qishan met with Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah in Bejing

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