Miao Wei, male, Han nationality, is a native of Changli County, Hebei Province. He was born in l955, entered the work force in 1974 and joined CPC in 1984, and graduated from the Internal Combustion Engine Department of Hefei University of Technology in 1982.
Miao has spent his career in the automobile industry, working in sales, production and engineering before rising to the leadership of the Dongfeng Automobile Corporation. He served as Secretary of the CPC Wuhan Municipal Committee from 2005-2008. He was an alternate member of the 17th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee. In 2010 he became Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (re-elected in 2013 and again in 2018).
He is a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee and in 2015 he was named Deputy Director of the National Construction Leading Group for Manufacturing Powerful Country.