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Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 8/29/2016
Career Data Updated: 8/29/2016

PHOTO: Xu Shousheng
Xu Shousheng 徐守盛
Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee; Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee, Hunan Province
Born: 1953

Biography

Xu Shousheng, male, Han nationality, is a native of Rudong, Jiangsu province. He was born in 1953, joined the CPC in 1973 and graduated from the Party school. Xu is a senior economic administrator. Xu held leading Party posts in Rudong county of Jiangsu province in the 1970s. In 1990 he was elected secretary of the CPC Rudong committee.

Xu Shousheng was a delegate to the 15th National Congress and an alternate member of the 16th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee. Xu was elected vice-governor of Gansu province and head of the organization department of the CPC Gansu provincial committee in 2003. He served as governor for Gansu province from 2008 - 2010. From 2010 to 2013 he served as governor of Hunan Province and Deputy Secretary of the Hunan CPC Provincial Committee. From 2013 to 2016 he was Secretary of the Hunan CPC Provincial Committee.

He is currently a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Hunan Provincial People's Congress.

Career Data

2013— Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee Hunan Province
2013—2016 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Hunan Province
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2010—2010 Acting Governor, People's Government Hunan Province
2010—2013 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Hunan Province
2010—2016 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee Hunan Province
2010—2016 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Hunan Province
2010—2013 Governor, People's Government Hunan Province
2008—2010 Governor, People's Government Gansu Province
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2006—2008 Acting Governor, People's Government Gansu Province
2006—2010 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Gansu Province
2003—2006 Vice-Governor, People's Government Gansu Province
2002—2007 Alternate Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2001—2010 Head, CPC, Provincial Committee, Organization Department Gansu Province
2001—2010 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Gansu Province
1999—2002 Postgraduate Student, CPC, Provincial Committee, Party School Jiangsu Province
1998—2000 Postgraduate Student, Southeast China University Jiangsu Province
1997—2002 Delegate, 15th CPC, National Congress
1996—2000 Chairman, City People's Congress, Standing Committee Jiangsu Province, Suqian City
1996—2001 Secretary, CPC, City Committee Jiangsu Province, Suqian City
1993—1996 Mayor, People's Government Jiangsu Province, Lianyungang City
1992—1993 Acting Mayor, People's Government Jiangsu Province, Lianyungang City
1992—1993 Vice-Mayor, People's Government Jiangsu Province, Lianyungang City
1991—1996 Deputy Secretary, CPC, City Committee Jiangsu Province, Lianyungang City
1990—1991 Secretary, CPC, County Committee Jiangsu Province, Rudong County
1985—1990 Magistrate, County (District) People's Court Jiangsu Province, Rudong County
1985—1990 Deputy Secretary, CPC, County Committee Jiangsu Province, Rudong County
1983—1985 Student, Hefei Management Institute for Rural Officials Anhui Province, Hefei City
1981—1984 Member, CPC, County Committee, Standing Committee Jiangsu Province, Rudong County
1981—1984 Director, Agricultural Committee Jiangsu Province, Rudong County
1981—1984 Deputy Secretary, CPC, County Committee Jiangsu Province, Rudong County
1979—1981 Director, Xinlin Commune Cultural Revolution, Revolutionary Committee Jiangsu Province
1979—1981 Secretary, Xinlin Commune CPC, Party Committee Jiangsu Province
1977—1979 Deputy Secretary, CPC, District Committee Jiangsu Province, Pingcha District
1974—1977 Deputy Secretary, Jinghai Commune CPC, Party Committee Jiangsu Province, Rudong County
1973—1974 Secretary, Jinghai Commune, No. 2 Brigade CPC, Party Branch Jiangsu Province, Rudong County
1973—1974 Worker, CPC, County Committee Jiangsu Province, Rudong County
1973 Joined, CPC
1970—1973 Secretary, CYLC, County-Level, Production Branch Jiangsu Province, Rudong County
1970—1973 Production Team Leader, CYLC, County-Level, Production Branch Jiangsu Province, Rudong County


Recent Travel & Appearances

31 May 13 Du Jiahao elected governor of Hunan Province #China
11 Apr 13 Du Jiahao appointed acting governor of Hunan #China
20 Mar 13 Party chiefs for five Chinese provinces appointed #China
30 Jan 13 Xu Shousheng elected governor of Hunan Province #China
29 Dec 12 Travelled to Jiangxi Province, Nanchang City
Li Keqiang demands breaking administrative barriers in market #China
28 Nov 10 Central China starts building supercomputing center
29 Jul 10 Liu Weiping was appointed acting governor of the province.
03 Jul 10 Travelled to Hunan Province, Changsha City
Wen Jiabao made an inspection tour to flood-hit Hunan Province.
14 Nov 09 Travelled to Gansu Province, Lanzhou City
Wu Bangguo made a five-day inspection tour in Gansu Province.
18 Oct 09 Travelled to Gansu Province, Lanzhou City
Wen Jiabao made an inspection tour in Gansu Province.

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