|Governor of Hubei|
|Assumed office |
7 May 2021
|Leader||Ying Yong (Party secretary)|
|Preceded by||Wang Xiaodong|
|Communist Party Secretary of Wuhan|
|Assumed office |
12 February 2020
|Deputy||Zhou Xianwang (mayor)|
|Preceded by||Ma Guoqiang|
|Communist Party Secretary of Jinan|
May 2018 – February 2020
|Preceded by||Wang Wentao|
|Succeeded by||Sun Licheng|
|Mayor of Jinan|
November 2016 – May 2018
|Preceded by||Yang Luyu|
|Succeeded by||Sun Shutao|
|Born||13 August 1962|
Fei County, Shandong, China
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
|Alma mater||East China University of Political Science and Law|
Ocean University of China
Wang Zhonglin (Chinese: 王忠林; pinyin: Wáng Zhōnglín; born 13 August 1962) is a Chinese politician. He has been Communist Party Secretary of Wuhan since February 2020. Previously he served as Communist Party Secretary of Jinan and a Shandong provincial party standing committee member. Wang is a delegate to the 13th National People's Congress.
Wang was born in Fei County, Shandong in August 1962. In September 1980, he enrolled at East China University of Political Science and Law, majoring in criminal law, where he graduated in July 1984. He obtained a Doctor of Management degree from the Ocean University of China in June 2011.
Wang joined the Communist Party of China in June 1984. He served in various posts in Zaozhuang municipal government before serving as Communist Party Secretary of Tengzhou, a county-level city of Zaozhuang, in December 2006. In March 2007 he became a standing committee member of the CPC Zaozhuang Municipal Committee. In December 2011, he was Deputy Communist Party Secretary of Liaocheng, he concurrently served mayor of the city in March 2013. During his tenure, he focused on urban demolition and reconstruction, which won him national reputation. In July 2015, he was transferred to Jinan, capital of Shandong province, where he was appointed Director and Party Branch Secretary of Shandong Provincial Development and Reform Commission. One year later, he was named Deputy Communist Party Secretary, Party Branch Secretary and Acting Mayor of Jinan, replacing Yang Luyu, who was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's internal disciplinary body, for "serious violations of regulations" in early April. In May 2018, he was promoted to become Communist Party Secretary of Jinan and standing committee member of the CPC Shandong Provincial Committee.
On 12 February 2020, he was appointed Communist Party Secretary of Wuhan, succeeding Ma Guoqiang, who was removed from public offices for his response to the coronavirus pandemic.
On 7 May 2021, he was appointed the acting governor of Hubei.
| Director of Shandong Provincial Development and Reform Commission
| Mayor of Jinan
| Governor of Hubei
|Party political offices|
| Communist Party Secretary of Jinan
| Communist Party Secretary of Wuhan