Tang Dengjie
唐登杰
Tang Dengjie, 2017.
Communist Party Secretary of Shanxi
Assumed office
28 October 2023
GovernorJin Xiangjun
Preceded byLan Fo'an
Minister of Civil Affairs
In office
28 February 2022 – 29 December 2023
PremierLi Keqiang
Li Qiang
Preceded byLi Jiheng
Succeeded byLu Zhiyuan
Governor of Fujian
In office
2 January 2018 – 2 July 2020
Preceded byYu Weiguo
Succeeded byWang Ning
Director of the China National Space Administration
In office
May 2017 – December 2017
Preceded byXu Dazhe
Succeeded byZhang Kejian
Personal details
BornJune 1964 (age 59)
Shanghai, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materTongji University
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese

Tang Dengjie (Chinese: 唐登杰; born June 1964) is a Chinese politician and business executive who is currently serving as the Communist Party secretary of Shanxi.

Previously, he served as the deputy minister in charge of the National Development and Reform Commission and before that, governor of Fujian and director of the China National Space Administration. He spent much of his career in Shanghai, especially in the automobile industry. He has also served as the chief executive of the state-owned China South Industries Group and head of the China National Space Administration, and later as the Minister of Civil Affairs.

Biography

Tang was born in Shanghai, and traces his ancestry to Jianhu County in Jiangsu province.[1] He studied in Mechanical Engineering of Tongji University beginning in September 1981. After graduating, he worked at Shanghai Volkswagen as a technician, Director of its Industrial Engineering Branch, and Manager of Planning and Development. Later he was appointed as the manager of Shanghai ZF Steering Co., Ltd. and Vice President of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation. In 2001, he was appointed as the Chairman of Shanghai Electric.[citation needed]

In 2003, Tang was appointed as the Deputy Mayor of Shanghai, who was responsible for industry, agricultural, commercial, tourism, power production, and safe production.[2] He was the youngest Deputy Mayor of Shanghai, and dubbed a “political star” with Lu Hao, who was appointed as the Deputy Mayor of Beijing at aged 35 in the same year.[3] In 2008, he was re-elected as the Deputy Mayor, who was responsible for foreign affairs, foreign trade and economic cooperation, foreign investment, Hong Kong, Macao affairs, ethnic and religious affairs, and Overseas Chinese affairs.[4]

In 2011, he was appointed as the General Manager of China South Industries Group, and President since 2013.[5][6] In 2017, Tang was named the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Administrator of China National Space Administration, Chairman of China Atomic Energy Authority, and Director of the State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence.[7]

In December 2017, Tang was appointed as the deputy party chief of Fujian, and he was appointed as the Governor in January 2018.[8] On 2 July 2020, he was appointed as deputy secretary of the party group of the National Development and Reform Commission; he also served as one of the deputy ministers in charge of the National Development and Reform Commission. On 28 February 2022, he became minister of Civil Affairs, succeeding Li Jiheng.[9]

Tang was an alternate member of the 19th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and is a member of the 20th Central Committee.[citation needed]

On 28 October 2023, he was appointed as the Communist Party secretary of Shanxi.[10] He was succeeded as minister of Civil Affairs by Lu Zhiyuan on 29 December 2023.[11]

References

  1. ^ 省人大常委會會議通過決定 唐登杰任福建省代省長. fjsen.com. Retrieved 2018-01-03.
  2. ^ 上海新一届正副市长平均仅49岁 最年轻38岁. Sohu. Retrieved 2003-02-23.
  3. ^ 【特稿】“回锅”央企的政坛高官们. takungpao.com. Retrieved 2015-05-07.
  4. ^ "上海新一届市政府市长副市长分工公布". sina. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "唐登杰任中国兵器装备集团公司党组副书记". people.com.cn. Retrieved 2011-06-16.
  6. ^ 唐登杰任中国兵器装备集团公司董事长、党组书记. people.com.cn. Retrieved 2013-02-26.
  7. ^ 国防科工局召开干部会议传达中央关于唐登杰任免决定. State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  8. ^ 唐登杰任福建省代省长,于伟国辞去省长职务. thepaper.cn. Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  9. ^ Zhu Xuesen (朱学森) (28 February 2022). 唐登杰被任命为民政部部长. sina (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 March 2022.
  10. ^ "Tang Dengjie appointed Communist Party secretary of China's Shanxi province". Reuters. 2023-10-28. Retrieved 2023-10-28.
  11. ^ "Lu Zhiyuan appointed minister of civil affairs by China's top legislature". China Daily. 29 December 2023. Retrieved 14 January 2024.
Business positions Preceded byXu Bin General Manager of the China South Industries Group 2011–2013 Succeeded byXu Liuping [zh] Chairman of the China South Industries Group 2013–2017 Succeeded byXu Ping [zh] Government offices Preceded byXu Dazhe Director of the China National Space Administration 2017 Succeeded byZhang Kejian Preceded byXu Dazhe Vice-Minister of Industry and Information Technology 2017–2017 Succeeded byZhang Kejian Preceded byYu Weiguo Governor of Fujian 2018–2020 Succeeded byWang Ning Preceded byLi Jiheng Minister of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China 2022–present Incumbent