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Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006
Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Career Data Updated:
Zhang Faqiang 张发强
Vice-Chairman of the Chinese Olympic Committee
Zhang Faqiang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Shanghai. His ancestral home is in Jiangning, Jiangsu Province. Zhang was born in 1945 and graduated from the Food Processing Department of Shanghai Aquatic Products Institute in 1967.
While he is now affiliated with national Chinese sports organizations, Zhang spent the 1970s and 1980s in business, Party, and governmental positions. He was a director for the Beihai City Aquatic Products Processing Factory and the Beihai City Cod-Liver Oil Pharmaceutical Factory. From 1982 to 1984, he was vice-chairman of the Beihai Association for Science and Technology.
In 1984, Zhang became Vice-Mayor of Beihai City as well as the first deputy director of the Beihai City Planning Committee. Four years later in 1988, he became mayor of Beihai City.
Following his term as mayor, Zhang became the director of the Guangxi Physical Culture and Sports Commission. His position later led him to direct the planned financial affairs department with the State Physical Culture and Sports Commission. In the mid 1990s, he was vice-chairman of the Chinese Olympics Committee and the Basketball Association of China.
From 1998 to 2005, he served as deputy director of the State General Administrative of Sport.
Recent Career Data
||Deputy Director, State General Administration of Sports
||Vice-Chairman, Chinese Olympic Committee
||Mayor, People's Government Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Beihai City
||Vice-Mayor, People's Government Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Beihai City
||Director, Beihai City Aquatic Products Corporation Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Beihai City
||Secretary, Beihai City Aquatic Products Corporation CPC, Party Committee Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Beihai City
||Technician, Beihai City Aquatic Products Corporation Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Beihai City
||Graduate, Shanghai University of Aquatic Products Shanghai Municipality