Wu Xinxiong (Chinese: 吴新雄; pinyin: Wú Xīnxióng; born 1949) is a Chinese politician. From 2013 to 2014, Wu was the Director of the National Energy Administration, China's national energy regulatory agency.

Wu Xinxiong
吴新雄
Director of the National Energy Administration
In office
March 2013 – December 2014
Preceded byLiu Tienan
Succeeded byNur Bekri
Governor of Jiangxi
In office
January 2007 – June 2011
Preceded byHuang Zhiquan
Succeeded byLu Xinshe
Personal details
BornOctober 1949
Jiangyin, Jiangsu, China
NationalityPeople's Republic of China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
ResidenceBeijing
Alma materNanjing University of Technology

He served as the Governor of Jiangxi from January 2007 to June 2011.[1]

BiographyEdit

Wu was born in 1949 in eastern Jiangsu Province.[1] His first job was at a textiles factory in his hometown. He then became a high school teacher. He later successively served in government posts in his native Jiangyin, then the Mayor of Wuxi, then he was transferred to Jiangxi province to serve as the Party Secretary of Nanchang.[2] He was first appointed the Governor of Jiangxi by the Jiangxi Provincial People's Congress in January 2007.[1] He was subsequently re-elected by the legislature on January 28, 2008.[1]

The Governor of Jiangxi is the second highest-ranking official in Jiangxi after the Party Secretary of the Jiangxi.[1] The Governor is responsible for all matters related to personnel, the environment, economics, politics and foreign policy relating to Jiangxi.[1]

Wu took over from Liu Tienan in March 2013 as director of the National Energy Administration. Liu was disgraced from a corruption scandal. Wu reached retirement age in 2014 and left office as head of the NEA in December.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Wu Xinxiong re-elected governor of E China Jiangxi Province". Xinhua. 2008-01-28. Retrieved 2008-02-23.
  2. ^ a b "吴新雄卸任国家能源局局长 已到退休年龄(图)". Netease. December 31, 2014.
Political offices
Preceded by
Huang Zhiquan
Governor of Jiangxi
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Lu Xinshe
Preceded by
Liu Tienan
Director of the National Energy Administration
2013–2014
Succeeded by
Nur Bekri