Wang Jianguo
Mayor of Xiaoyi
In office
August 2013 – December 2014
Succeeded byWang Tinghong
Personal details
BornOctober 1965 (age 58)
Lishi District, Lüliang, Shanxi, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party (1988–2015; expelled)
Alma materShanxi University
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese王建國
Simplified Chinese王建国

Wang Jianguo (born October 1965) is a former Chinese politician who spent most of his career in north China's Shanxi province. As of December 2014 he was under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency.[1] Previously he served as the mayor of Xiaoyi.[2]

Life and career

Wang was born and raised in Lishi District of Lüliang, Shanxi. he entered Shanxi University in August 1981, majoring in Chinese language and literature, where he graduated in July 1985.

On leaving university in August 1985, he began his political career when he was assigned to Lüliang as an officer. He joined the Chinese Communist Party in November 1988. He spent 17 years working in there before serving as the head of Organization Department of Liulin County Party Committee and a Standing Committee of the County Committee.

In November 2009, he was promoted to become the Deputy Communist Party Secretary and County Governor of Zhongyang County, he remained in that position until July 2013, when he was transferred to Xiaoyi, a county-level city under the administration of Lüliang prefecture-level city, and appointed the vice-mayor and acting mayor. On August 8, 2013, he was elected mayor of Xiaoyi.


On December 3, 2014, the state media reported that he was being investigated by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party for "serious violations of laws and regulations".[3]

He was detained on March 17, 2015. On August 10, he was expelled from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and dismissed from public office. On October 13, he was indicted on suspicion of accepting bribes.

On November 3, 2016, he was sentenced to 11 years and fined 600,000 yuan for taking bribes of more than 5.3 million yuan ($819,380) and $70000.


  1. ^ 吕梁市政协副主席刘广龙、孝义市长王建国被调查(图). China Economic (in Chinese). 2014-12-03.
  2. ^ 山西孝义市市长王建国涉嫌严重违纪违法被调查. Chinanews (in Chinese). 2014-12-03.
  3. ^ "山西孝义市市长王建国接受组织调查". CPC News (in Chinese). 2014-12-03.
Government offices Preceded by? Mayor of Xiaoyi 2013–2014 Succeeded byWang Tinghong