Chen Jianhua

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chen.
Chen Jianhua
陈建华
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10th Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Guangzhou People's Congress
Assumed office
26 January 2016
Preceded by Zhang Guifang
16th Mayor of Guangzhou
In office
20 December 2011 – 25 January 2016
Personal details
Born March 1956 (age 59)
Lufeng, Guangdong
Nationality Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China
Residence Guangzhou, Guangdong
Occupation Politician

Chen Jianhua (Chinese: 陈建华; pinyin: Chén Jiànhuá; born March 1956) is the current Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Guangzhou People's Congress in the People's Republic of China. He was served as mayor of Guangzhou. Chen was appointed acting mayor on 20 November 2011 following the resignation of Wan Qingliang. He was elected mayor on 11 January 2012.[1]

Chen was born in Lufeng, Guangdong. He was at one point secretary to Guangdong party chief Xie Fei. He served as the party chief of Conghua while a member of the Guangzhou municipal Party Standing Committee, then head of the propaganda department of the Guangzhou party committee. He was then named party chief of Heyuan, before taking over as mayor of Guangzhou in 2011. On 26 January 2016, Chen Jianhua was elected the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Guangzhou People's Congress.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chen Jianhua elected mayor of Guangzhou City". Chinese Government's Official Web Portal. Xinhua News Agency. 11 January 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "广东副省长温国辉提名为广州市长 陈建华提名为人大主任". ce.cn. Retrieved 2016-01-26. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Zhang Guifang
Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Guangzhou People's Congress
2016 – present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Wan Qingliang
Mayor of Guangzhou
2011 – 2016
Succeeded by
Wen Guohui