Zhang Xiuping
Deputy Communist Party Secretary of Jinzhong
In office
April 2013 – November 2014
Party SecretaryZhang Pu (张璞)[1]
Personal details
BornFebruary 1965 (age 56)
Shanyin County, Shanxi, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party (1985–2014; expelled)
Alma materShanxi University
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese張秀萍
Simplified Chinese张秀萍

Zhang Xiuping (born February 1965) is a former Chinese politician from Shanxi province. Between 2013 and 2014 she served as the deputy party chief of Jinzhong, a prefecture-level city in Shanxi.[2] In August 2014, she was put under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency, then she was removed from office and expelled from the party in November 2014.[3][4]

Chinese media reported that she had close relations with Jin Daoming, who is the former Secretary of the Shanxi Provincial Commission for Discipline Inspection.[5]

Life and career

Zhang was born and raised in Shanyin County, Shanxi. She earned a Ph.D degree from Shanxi University in 2007.

Zhang began her political career in June 1985, and joined the Chinese Communist Party in July 1989.

She spent five years working in the Organization Department of Shuozhou Municipal Party Committee before serving as deputy director of General Office of Shuozhou Municipal Party Committee.

In March 2000 Zhang was transferred to Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, and she worked in Shanxi Provincial Commission for Discipline and Shanxi Provincial Inspection and Supervision Bureau. She was promoted to director in August 2002. In October 2006, he became a member of the Standing Committee of Shanxi Provincial Commission for Discipline.

In April 2013, she was appointed the deputy party chief of Jinzhong, she remained in that position until November 2014, when she was removed from office and expelled from the party for "took advantage of her post to seek profits for others, accepted a huge amount of money and property; and adultery."[6][7]


  1. ^ 张璞任晋中市委书记. CPC News, people.com.cn (in Chinese). 2011-05-05.
  2. ^ 山西涉通奸两女官员升迁之路. 163.com (in Chinese). 2014-11-30.
  3. ^ "2 female officials dismissed in coal-rich Shanxi committed adultery". sina. Retrieved 2014-11-26.
  4. ^ "More corrupt Shanxi officials expelled from CPC". xinhuanet.com. 2014-11-26.
  5. ^ 涉金道铭案,晋中市委副书记张秀萍从市委领导名单中"消失". thepaper (in Chinese). 2014-11-26.
  6. ^ 山西晋中女副书记张秀萍涉受贿"通奸"被逮捕(图). 163.com (in Chinese). 2014-11-26.
  7. ^ 山西晋中原女副书记张秀萍被双开 与他人通奸. xinhuanet.com (in Chinese). 2014-11-26.