Meng Hongwei

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Meng Hongwei
孟宏伟
President of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
Assumed office
November 2016
Secretary-general Jürgen Stock
Preceded by Mireille Ballestrazzi
Deputy Minister of Public Security of China
Assumed office
April 2004
Serving with many other people
Minister Zhou Yongkang
Meng Jianzhu
Guo Shengkun
Zhao Kezhi
Deputy Director of the State Oceanic Administration of China
In office
18 March 2013 – 8 December 2017
Serving with many other people
Director Liu Cigui
Wang Hong
Director of the China Coast Guard
In office
18 March 2013 – 8 December 2017
Preceded by Position created
Succeeded by Vacant
Personal details
Born November 1953 (age 64)
Harbin, Heilongjiang
Nationality Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China
Residence Beijing
Alma mater Peking University
Occupation Politician, Police officer
Profession Law

Meng Hongwei (simplified Chinese: 孟宏伟; traditional Chinese: 孟宏偉; pinyin: Mèng Hóngweǐ; born November 1953) is a Chinese politician, police officer and the current president of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL).

Biography[edit]

Meng was born in Harbin, Heilongjiang, China, in November 1953. He graduated from Peking University, where he majored in law.

Meng entered politics in December 1972.

Meng served as Deputy Minister of Public Security,[1][2][3] and the Director of the China Coast Guard.

On 18 March 2013, Meng was appointed Deputy Director of China's State Oceanic Administration.

On 10 November 2016, he was elected as president of INTERPOL.[4]

References[edit]

Positions in intergovernmental organisations
Preceded by
Mireille Ballestrazzi
President of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
2016–present
Incumbent