Qin Shengxiang

Qin Shengxiang (Chinese: 秦生祥; born February 1957) is an admiral of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) who was Political Commissar of the PLA Navy from September 2017 to January 2022. He formerly served as Director of the General Office of the Central Military Commission.

Qin Shengxiang
秦生祥
Political Commissar of the People's Liberation Army Navy
In office
September 2017 – January 2022
CommanderShen Jinlong
Preceded byMiao Hua
Succeeded byYuan Huazhi
Director of the General Office of the Central Military Commission
In office
October 2012 – August 2017
Preceded byWang Guanzhong
Succeeded byZhong Shaojun
Personal details
BornFebruary 1957 (age 65)
Jianli, Hubei, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Military service
Allegiance China
Branch/service People's Liberation Army Navy
Years of service1977−present
RankPLAGeneral r.png Admiral

CareerEdit

Qin Shengxiang was born in February 1957 in Jianli, Hubei Province. He worked for many years in the Central Military Commission, and served as Vice Director and then Director of the Organization Department of the PLA General Political Department. He attained the rank of major general in about 2007.[1]

In December 2012, Qin was appointed Director of the General Office of the Central Military Commission, succeeding Wang Guanzhong. He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general in July 2015.[1] After Central Military Commission chairman Xi Jinping's military reform in January 2016, Qin also served as the first Director of the newly established Office for Reform and Organizational Structure.[2]

In September 2017, Qin was appointed Political Commissar of the People's Liberation Army Navy, replacing Admiral Miao Hua.[2] In October 2017, he was elected a member of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "军委办公厅主任秦生祥兼任军委改革和编制办公室主任". Thepaper.cn. 28 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b Cui Jia (14 September 2017). "PLA Navy gets new commissar". China Daily.
  3. ^ "List of members of the 19th CPC Central Committee". Xinhua News Agency. 24 October 2017.
Military offices
Preceded by Director of the Organization Department of the PLA General Political Department
2011–2012
Succeeded by
Preceded by Director of the General Office of the Central Military Commission
2012–2017
Succeeded by
New title Director of the Office for Reform and Organizational Structure
2015–2017
Preceded by Political Commissar of the People's Liberation Army Navy
2017–2022
Succeeded by