Wang Xibin
President of the PLA National Defence University
In office
September 2007 – July 2013
Preceded byMa Xiaotian
Succeeded bySong Puxuan
Personal details
BornFebruary 1948 (age 76)
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materPLA Army Armored Force Academy
Military service
Allegiance People's Republic of China
Branch/service People's Liberation Army Ground Force
Years of service1966–2013
Rank General

Wang Xibin (Chinese: 王喜斌; pinyin: Wáng Xǐbīn; born February 1948) is a retired general in the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). He served as president of the PLA National Defense University from 2007 to 2013.


Born in Ning'an, Heilongjiang province, Wang joined the PLA in January 1966. He graduated from the Academy of Armor Engineering, majoring in military command. He served as chief of staff of the 38th Group Army of the PLA. In December 2000, he became the commander of the 27th Group Army. In December 2005, he was promoted to chief of staff of the Beijing Military Region. In September 2007, he was appointed as president of the PLA National Defense University. He was made a lieutenant general in July 2007, and a full general in July 2010. He was a member of the 17th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party.


In February 2017, it was announced that he was under investigation for corruption.[1]


  1. ^ 国防大学原校长王喜斌上将被查 徐才厚曾为他作序. (in Chinese). 2017-02-25.
Military offices Preceded byQiu Jinkai [zh] Commander of the 27th Group Army 1998–2005 Succeeded byQin Weijiang Chief of Staff of the Beijing Military Region 2005–2007 Succeeded byZhang Baoshu [zh] Preceded byMa Xiaotian President of the PLA National Defence University 2007–2013 Succeeded bySong Puxuan