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Zhao Zhengyong

Governor

Zhao Zhengyong, male, Han ethnicity, was born in March 1951 in Ma'anshan, Anhui Province. Beginning his career in November 1968, he joined the Communist Party of China in November 1973. Graduating from Central South Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (the current Central South University), he received his master’s degree from the Party School of the Central Committee of CPC. He is now deputy secretary of CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee and Governor of Shaanxi Provincial People’s Government.

Zhao Zhengyong served successively as secretary of the Communist Youth League Committee of the Iron & Steel Research Institute of Ma'anshan Iron & Steel Company of Anhui province, deputy secretary of Ma'anshan Iron & Steel Company, secretary of the Communist Youth League Committee of Ma’anshan city, member of the Standing Committee of CPC Ma'anshan City Committee, secretary-general of CPC Ma'anshan City Committee, deputy secretary of CPC Ma'anshan City Committee; deputy secretary and secretary of CPC Huangshan City Committee, director and Party secretary of the Public Security Department of Anhui province, secretary of the Commission of Politics and Law of CPC Anhui Provincial Committee, and first political commissar and first Party secretary of Anhui provincial armed police corps. In June 2001, he became a member of the Standing Committee of CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee and secretary of the Commission of Politics and Law of CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee; In January 2005, he served as a member of the Standing Committee of CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee, vice-governor of Shaanxi province, deputy secretary of the Party Group of Shaanxi Provincial People’s Government and secretary of the Commission of Politics and Law of CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee; In August 2005, he served a member of the Standing Committee of CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee, vice-governor of Shaanxi province, deputy secretary of the Party Group of Shaanxi Provincial People’s Government and the first political commissar of No 114 Division of the Reserve Unit; In May 2010, he served as deputy secretary of CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee, vice-governor of Shaanxi and deputy secretary of the Party Group of Shaanxi Provincial People's Government; In June 2010, he served as deputy secretary of CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee, acting governor of Shaanxi and secretary of the Party Group of Shaanxi Provincial People's Government. Since January 2011, he served as deputy secretary of CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee, governor of Shaanxi province, and secretary of the Party Group of Shaanxi Provincial People’s Government.

Zhao Zhengyong was deputy to the 15th, 16th and 17th CPC Congress; deputy to the 11th National People’s Congress; deputy to the 10th and 11th Provincial CPC Congress; and deputy to the 9th, 10th and 11th Provincial People’s Congress of Shaanxi Province.

Responsibilities

He leads the overall governmental work of Shaanxi province and takes charge of the management of the provincial departments of finance and audit.