Wang Anshun

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Wang Anshun
王安顺
Mayor of Beijing
Incumbent
Assumed office
25 July 2012
Acting until 28 January 2013
Preceded by Guo Jinlong
Personal details
Born December 1957 (age 56–57)
Nationality Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China
Alma mater Nankai University
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wang.

Wang Anshun (Chinese: 王安顺; born December 1957) is a politician of the People's Republic of China and the Mayor of Beijing. A native of Huixian, Henan Province, Wang is a graduate of Nankai University in Tianjin and has a master's degree in economics.[1]

Career[edit]

Wang Anshun joined the Communist Party of China in March 1984. He worked in the petroleum industry and was in charge of oil exploration in northeastern Jilin Province.[2] From July 1999 to September 2001, he worked in the Communist Party Committee of Gansu Province, in charge of party organization. Wang was transferred to Shanghai in September 2001, and, in April 2003, he was promoted to the position of deputy party chief of Shanghai. In March 2007, he was transferred to the same position in Beijing, and, in January 2011, he additionally became chairman of the People's Political Consultative Conference of Beijing.[3]

In July 2012, Wang's predecessor Guo Jinlong resigned from his position as Mayor of Beijing, and Wang Anshun was appointed Vice Mayor and acting Mayor.[1] On 28 January 2013, he was elected Mayor of Beijing by the Municipal People's Congress.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 郭金龙辞去北京市长职务 王安顺任代市长. Phoenix News (in Chinese). 25 July 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  2. ^ 王安顺同志简历 [Biography of Wang Anshun] (in Chinese). People's Daily. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  3. ^ 北京政协十一届四次会议闭幕 王安顺当选政协主席. Xinhua (in Chinese). 19 January 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  4. ^ 杜德印当选北京市人大常委会主任 王安顺当选市长 (in Chinese). Central Government of China. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Guo Jinlong
Mayor of Beijing
July 2012 – present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Yang Anjiang
Chairman of the Beijing People's Political Consultative Conference
2011 – 2013
Succeeded by
Ji Lin