Zhang Yi (politician)
Zhang Yi (Chinese: 张毅; born August 1950) is a Chinese politician. He was the Director of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, and the former Communist Party Secretary of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
|Communist Party Chief of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region|
July 2010 – March 2013
|Preceded by||Chen Jianguo|
|Succeeded by||Li Jianhua|
|Deputy Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection|
21 October 2007 – 15 November 2012
|Secretary General of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection|
September – November 2007
|Preceded by||Gan Yisheng|
|Succeeded by||Wu Yuliang|
|Born||August 1950 (age 69)|
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
Zhang Yi was born in Bei'an County, Heilongjiang province. When he was 19, he began working at the forestry farm in Huma County, performing manual labour. He joined the Communist Party of China in February 1972. In 1984 he became the mayor and then Communist Party Chief of Tahe County, Heilongjiang province. In October 1990 he was promoted to party chief of Da Hinggan Ling Prefecture. In May 2001 he became a deputy party chief of Heilongjiang province.
In November 2006 Zhang was transferred to Hebei province, where he remained a deputy party chief. In September 2007 he was transferred to the central government where he was a deputy secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China.
In July 2010 Zhang was appointed Communist Party Chief of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, replacing retiring Chen Jianguo as the top leader of the province-level region. In August he took the additional post as Chairman of Ningxia People's Congress. He took charge of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, succeeding Jiang Jiemin, who had been arrested on corruption charges. He served in the post for some three years, before leaving active politics in December 2016 upon reaching retirement age. He was then transferred to serve on the National People's Congress Internal and Judicial Affairs Committee.
| Director of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council
|Party political offices|
| Communist Party Chief of Ningxia
| Secretary General of the
Central Commission for Discipline Inspection