Chen Wu (politician)

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Chen Wu
陈武
Chairman of Guangxi
Assumed office
March 2013
Preceded by Ma Biao
Personal details
Born November 1954 (age 62)
Nationality Zhuang Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China
Alma mater Guangxi University

Chen Wu (Chinese: ; born November 1954) is a Chinese politician. He is the Chairman (Governor) and Deputy Communist Party Chief of Guangxi Autonomous Region. He is a member of the Zhuang minority.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

Chen Wu is a native of Chongzuo, Guangxi. He entered the work force in October 1972, working at a rice factory in Nanning, the capital of Guangxi. He joined the Communist Party of China in February 1975. Chen entered Guangxi University in January 1978, earning a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1982.[2][3]

After university Chen spent his entire career working for the government of Guangxi. In December 2005 he was promoted to be the Vice Chairman of Guangxi, and in September 2011 he became the Communist Party Chief of the regional capital Nanning. In March 2013 Chen Wu was appointed Acting Chairman and Deputy Communist Party Chief of Guangxi, and was made Chairman the following month.[1][2][3]

Chen is an alternate member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Chen Wu". China Vitae. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
  2. ^ a b c d 陈武 [Chen Wu] (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
  3. ^ a b c d 陈武简历 [Biography of Chen Wu] (in Chinese). People's Daily. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Ma Biao
Chairman of Guangxi
2013–present
Incumbent
Party political offices
Preceded by
Che Rongfu
Communist Party Secretary of Nanning
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Yu Yuanhui