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Tang Dengjie (Chinese: 唐登杰; born June 1964) is a Chinese business executive and politician, serving since January 2018 as the Governor of Fujian. He spent much of his career in Shanghai, especially in the automobile industry. He has also served as the chief executive of the state-owned China South Industries Group and head of the China National Space Administration.

Tang Dengjie
唐登杰
Governor of Fujian
Assumed office
2 January 2018
Preceded byYu Weiguo
Director of the China National Space Administration
In office
May 2017 – December 2017
Preceded byXu Dazhe
Succeeded byZhang Kejian
Personal details
BornJune 1964 (age 54)
Shanghai, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China (1991-)
Alma materTongji University

BiographyEdit

Tang was born in Shanghai, and traces his ancestry to Jianhu County in Jiangsu province.[1] He studied in Mechanical Engineering of Tongji University beginning in September 1981. After graduating, he worked at Shanghai Volkswagen as a technician, Director of its Industrial Engineering Branch, and Manager of Planning and Development. Later he was appointed as the manager of Shanghai ZF Steering Co., Ltd. and Vice President of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation. In 2001, he was appointed as the Chairman of Shanghai Electric.

In 2003, Tang was appointed as the Deputy Mayor of Shanghai, who was responsible for industry, agricultural, commercial, tourism, power production, and safe production.[2] He was the youngest Deputy Mayor of Shanghai, and dubbed a “political star” with Lu Hao, who was appointed as the Deputy Mayor of Beijing at aged 35 in the same year.[3] In 2008, he was re-elected as the Deputy Mayor, who was responsible for foreign affairs, foreign trade and economic cooperation, foreign investment, Hong Kong, Macao affairs, ethnic and religious affairs, and Overseas Chinese affairs.[4]

In 2011, he was appointed as the General Manager of China South Industries Group, and President since 2013.[5][6] In 2017, Tang was named the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Administrator of China National Space Administration, Chairman of China Atomic Energy Authority, and Director of the State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence.[7]

In December 2017, Tang was appointed as the deputy party chief of Fujian, and he was appointed as the Governor in January 2018.[8]

Tang is an alternate member of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "省人大常委會會議通過決定 唐登杰任福建省代省長". 东南网. Retrieved 2018-01-03.
  2. ^ "上海新一届正副市长平均仅49岁 最年轻38岁". Sohu. Retrieved 2003-02-23.
  3. ^ "【特稿】"回锅"央企的政坛高官们". 大公网. Retrieved 2015-05-07.
  4. ^ "上海新一届市政府市长副市长分工公布". 新浪网. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "唐登杰任中国兵器装备集团公司党组副书记". 中国共产党新闻网. Retrieved 2011-06-16.
  6. ^ "唐登杰任中国兵器装备集团公司董事长、党组书记". 中国共产党新闻网. Retrieved 2013-02-26.
  7. ^ "国防科工局召开干部会议传达中央关于唐登杰任免决定". State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  8. ^ "唐登杰任福建省代省长,于伟国辞去省长职务". thepaper.cn. Retrieved 2018-01-02.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Yu Weiguo
Governor of Fujian Province People's Government
2018–
Incumbent
Preceded by
Xu Dazhe
Vice-Minister of Industry and Information Technology
2017–2017
Succeeded by
Zhang Kejian