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
People's Daily Online
XINHUA Online (China View)
Career Data Updated:
Wang Yang 汪洋
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee; Vice-Premier, State Council; Chairman, 13th CPPCC, National Committee
Wang Yang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Suzhou City, Anhui province. He was born in 1955, entered the work force in 1972, joined the CPC in 1975, and graduated as a student active-on-duty from the University of Science and Technology of China with a master's degree in engineering in 1995.
Wang Yang was an alternate member of the 16th CPC Central Committee. He served as secretary of the Chongqing Municipal CPC Committee from 2005 - 2007. He was also a member of the Politburo of the 17th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee.
from 2007 until 2012, he served as secretary of the Guangdong CPC Provincial Committee.
In 2012 he became a member of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee. In 2013 he became Vice-Premier of the State Council and Head of the State Council Leading Group of Poverty Alleviation and Development. He was also named head of both the Headquarters of State Council for Earthquake Relief and the State Headquarters for Flood Prevention and Drought Control.
Recent Career Data
|Chairman, 13th CPPCC, National Committee
|Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
|Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
|Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Finance and Economy
|Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Comprehensively Deepening Reform
|Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
|Director, Headquarters of State Council for Earthquake Relief
|Vice-Premier, State Council
|Member, State Council CPC, Leading Party Group
|Head, State Council Leading Group for Poverty Alleviation and Development
Recent Travel & Appearances
|Wang Yang stressed importance of studying and implementing the speech by Xi Jinping at the ceremony marking the Party's centenary on July 1.
|Wang Yang attended a meeting organized by the United Front Work Department of the CPC Central Committee
|Wang Yang called on non-Communist parties and people's organizations to continue conducting consultations and building consensus and make contributions to building China into a leader in science and technology.
|Wang Yang stressed the importance of developing border areas and improving local people's lives during an inspection tour in northeastern Heilongjiang Province
|Wang Yang presided over a consultation session on measures to develop multimodal transport in Beijing