|Communist Party Secretary of Sichuan|
|Deputy||Wei Hong (Governor)
|Preceded by||Liu Qibao|
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
|Alma mater||Liaoning University|
Wang was born in Benxi, Liaoning province in 1956. He took part in rural manual labour in Huanren County, Liaoning in the latter stages of the Cultural Revolution. After the Cultural Revolution ended, he obtained a degree in philosophy at Liaoning University, then went to the city of Jinzhou to serve as local Communist Youth League chief. He then served as party chief of Suizhong County and then Dengta County, then vice mayor of Liaoyang.
He obtained a postgraduate degree at the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Party School. In 1997, Wang became a member of the Liaoning provincial Party Standing Committee, and also served concurrently as the head of the organization department of Liaoning. In September 2002, he became the deputy director of the Organization Department of the Communist Party of China (vice-minister rank) and the director of the No. 2 Cadres department.
In July 2007, Wang was appointed the chief of General Office of the Central Institutional Organization Commission, in charge of institutional reforms, holding the rank of a minister; he stayed in the role until 2012, when he was transferred to become party chief of Sichuan, succeeding Liu Qibao.
He was a standing committee member of the 10th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), and a member of the 17th and 18th Central Committees of the Communist Party of China.
- "Reshuffling at the top continues". China Daily. 2012-11-22.