Zhang Yi (politician)

Zhang Yi (Chinese: ; 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.[1][2]

Zhang Yi
张毅
Communist Party Chief of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region
In office
July 2010 – March 2013
Preceded byChen Jianguo
Succeeded byLi Jianhua
Deputy Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
In office
21 October 2007 – 15 November 2012
Secretary General of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
In office
September – November 2007
Preceded byGan Yisheng
Succeeded byWu Yuliang
Personal details
BornAugust 1950 (age 69)
NationalityChinese
Political partyCommunist Party of China

CareerEdit

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.[1][2]

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.[1][2]

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.[1] 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,[2] 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.[3]

Zhang is a member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e 张毅简历 [Biography of Zhang Yi] (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 2013-02-10.
  2. ^ a b c d e 张毅简历 [Biography of Zhang Yi] (in Chinese). People's Daily. Retrieved 2013-02-10.
  3. ^ "郝鹏任国资委党委书记 张毅因年龄原因不再担任". china.com.cn. Retrieved 2016-12-13.
Government offices
Preceded by
Jiang Jiemin
Director of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council
2013–2016
Succeeded by
Xiao Yaqing
Party political offices
Preceded by
Chen Jianguo
Communist Party Chief of Ningxia
2010–2013
Succeeded by
Li Jianhua
Preceded by
Gao Yisheng
Secretary General of the
Central Commission for Discipline Inspection

2007
Succeeded by
Wu Yuliang