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: 3/24/2009
Career Data Updated: 3/24/2009

PHOTO: Yang Yuanyuan
Yang Yuanyuan 杨元元
Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee; Deputy Director, State Administration of Work Safety
Born: 1950

Biography

Yang Yuanyuan was born in 1950 in Heyang, Shanxi Province. He joined the PLA in 1966 and studied at the PLA Second Reserve School and Senior Flight School of the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

Yang spent his entire career within the Civil Aviation Administration of China, serving as a manager at both the national and provincial levels. In 2002, he became director of general administration of the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

Yang was a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee and is now a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee. In 2008, he became Deputy Director of the State Administration of Work Safety.

Career Data

2008— Deputy Director, State Administration of Work Safety
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 Director, Civil Aviation Administration of China, General Administration
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1999—2002 Deputy Director, Civil Aviation Administration of China, General Administration
1998—1999 Head, Civil Aviation Administration of China, Flying Standard Department
1998— Vice-President, China Southern Airlines
1996—1998 Chief Pilot, China Southern Airlines
1993—1996 Deputy Chief Pilot, China Southern Airlines
1989—1993 Deputy Regiment Head, Civil Aviation Administration Guangdong Province, Guangzhou City
1988—1989 Group Leader, Civil Aviation Administration of China, No.6 Flight Group
1987—1988 Pilot, Civil Aviation Administration of China, No.6 Flight Group
1981—1987 Flying Inspector, Civil Aviation Administration of China, Science, Technology and Education Department
1976—1981 Deputy Group Leader, PLA, Services and Arms, Air Force, Military Flight School
1969—1976 Teacher, Civil Aviation Administration of China, Senior Flight School
1968—1969 Student, Civil Aviation Administration of China, Senior Flight School
1966—1968 Soldier, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region
1966—1966 Student, PLA Second Reserve School
1966 Joined, PLA


Recent Travel & Appearances

18 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and topleaders attended the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee.
18 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and topleaders attended the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee.
19 Jan 09 Wen Jiabao made remarks during the second plenary meeting of the State Council, or the Cabinet.
27 Feb 08 Hu Jintao delivered an important speech at the Second Plenary Session of the 17th CPC Central Committee.
25 Jan 08 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Kasymzhomart Tokaev (Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan)
Wu Bangguo met with Kasymzhomart Tokaev, chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan.
10 Jan 08 Li Jiaxiang was appointed Acting Director of the General Administration of Civil Aviation.
12 Dec 07 Zeng Peiyan made remarks at a ceremony to mark the affiliation of Air China and Shanghai Airlines with the Star Alliance.
17 Oct 07 Hu Jintao presided over the second meeting of presidium of the 17th CPC National Congress.
15 Oct 07 Hu Jintao delivered a report at the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
12 Oct 07 Hu Jintao delivered an important speech at the Seventh Plenary Session of the 16th CPC Central Committee.

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