|President of Control Yuan|
1 August 2008 – 31 July 2014
|Minister of Finance of the Republic of China|
1 June 1990 – 23 October 1992
|Born||7 August 1938 (age 78)
Hefei, Anhui, Republic of China
|Nationality||Republic of China|
|Alma mater||Taiwan Provincial Cheng Kung University
National Chengchi University
Wang Chien-shien (Chinese: 王建煊; pinyin: Wáng Jiànxuān) (born August 7, 1938) is a Taiwanese politician who is the founder of the New Party. He was finance minister of the ROC from 1990 to 1992 and is the chairman of the Chinese Management Association (CMA) (since 1990). Wang was the President of the Control Yuan from August 2008 to August 2014.
Wang was popular in the 1990s for his clean reputation and split with the Kuomintang to help found the New Party. In 1998, Wang joined the election for the Mayor of Taipei under New Party. However, he lost to Ma Ying-jeou of the Kuomintang.
|1998 Taipei City Mayoral Election Result|
|Democratic Progressive Party||1||Chen Shui-bian||688,072||45.91%||
|New Party||3||Wang Chien-shien||44,452||2.97%||
In 2001, the three parties of the pan-Blue coalition, the Kuomintang, the People First Party, and the New Party agreed to field only one candidate for Taipei County magistrate in 2001 based on which party could field the most popular candidate in polls. Despite the unified ticket and a poll predicting him winning, Wang lost to Su Tseng-chang. He also participated in the 1998 Taipei City mayoral race. Wang is married to Su Fa-jau (蘇法昭).
- WANG, Chien-Shien International Who's Who. accessed September 1, 2006.
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|ROC Finance Minister
(Post vacant 2004–2008)
|President of the Control Yuan