Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

XINHUA Online (China View)

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 1/22/2017
Career Data Updated: 1/22/2017

PHOTO: Yang Xiong
Yang Xiong 杨雄
Deputy Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee, Shanghai Municipality
Born: 1953

Biography Highlight

Yang Xiong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. He was born in 1953, obtained a master's degree in economics, and graduated from the graduate school of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 1985. Yang Xiong is a senior economic engineer, and vice-mayor of Shanghai municipality. He has held leading posts in business and in the airline industry, and in 2001 he served as deputy secretary-general of the Shanghai municipal government.

Recent Career Data

2013—2017 Mayor, People's Government Shanghai Municipality
2012—2013 Acting Mayor, People's Government Shanghai Municipality
2012— Deputy Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Shanghai Municipality
2012— Secretary, People's Government CPC, Leading Party Group Shanghai Municipality
2008—2012 Deputy Secretary, People's Government CPC, Leading Party Group Shanghai Municipality
2007— Member, CPC, Municipal Committee, Standing Committee Shanghai Municipality
2003—2008 Deputy Senior Director, Shanghai World Expo, Executive Committee Shanghai Municipality
2003—2012 Vice-Mayor, People's Government Shanghai Municipality
2001—2003 Deputy Secretary-General, People's Government Shanghai Municipality
Chairman, Shanghai Airlines Company Shanghai Municipality

Recent Travel & Appearances

01/20/17 Shanghai new mayor pledges to further cut red tape
08/12/16 Shanghai, Taipei to hold forum despite cross-Strait communication suspension
10/27/13 Shanghai mayor vows to enhance city's soft power on IBLAC
05/07/13 Benjamin Netanyahu in #Shanghai says #Israel #China expected to perfect tech, manufacturing cooperation
02/01/13 Yang Xiong elected mayor of Shanghai #China

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