Yu Zhengsheng

Yu Zhengsheng (Chinese俞正声/俞正声, Pinyin Yu ZhengSheng; * April 1945 in Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province) is a Chinese communist politician and since 2002 a member of the Politburo and since November 2012 by the standing committee

Study and career

After studying engineering at the Faculty of rocket at the Military Engineering Institute of Harbin from 1963 to 1968 the son of the former mayor of Tianjin, Huang Jing黄敬working for several years ( born Yu Qiwei俞启威), as a technician in radio factories in Zhangjiakou in the province Hebei. In November 1964 he joined the Communist Party of China at ( CCP).

In 1975 he was engineer and engineer at the Electrical Engineering Research Institute of the 4th Ministry of Machine-building Industry. There he rose in 1981 as Deputy Chief Engineer and after the renaming of the Ministry in Ministry of Electrical Industry in 1981 as Deputy Director on.

1982-1984, he was Deputy Chief Engineer of a department of the Office of Management and computer industry also became the director of the Department of microcomputer management in the Ministry of Electrical Industry, where he was in 1984 for a short time also Deputy Director General of the Planning Department. 1984 to 1985 he was finally Vice President of the Welfare Association for the disabled, was awarded the rank of a government agency in December 1984.

Party secretary, mayor and climb to the member of the Politburo

From 1985 Yu was Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Yantai City in Shandong Province. From 1987 to 1989 he was also mayor of Yantai.

In 1989 he was appointed Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of the port city of Qingdao in Shandong Province. After a short period as Deputy Mayor In 1989 he was also mayor of Qingdao. From 1992 to 1997 he also acted as secretary of the Party Committee and a member of the CPC Standing Committee of Qingdao. At the 14th Congress of the CPC in 1992, he was elected to the candidate of the Central Committee ( CC). From March to May 1996, he studied at the Central Party School of the CCP.

Yu 1997 Vice Minister of Construction and secretary of the party organization. 18 March 1998 to 2001 he was Minister of Construction.

In December 2001 he was appointed secretary of the Party committee of the eight largest Hubei Province, succeeding Jiang Zhuping. Since 2002 he was also Chairman of the Standing Committee of People's Congress of Hubei. At the 16th Party Congress of the CCP took place in 2002 also he was elected as a member of the CPC Central Committee and the Politburo of the Central Committee. So Yu was a member of the extended management group of Communist Party of China.

As a result of the 17th Party Congress, he was elected Xi Jinping's successor as Secretary of the Party for Shanghai and gave the post to as party chairman Hubei. In this role, he was succeeded by the former Governor Luo Qingquan Hubei.

In November 2012 Yu ascended to the Standing Committee of the Politburo. His successor as party secretary was Politburo member Han Zheng, mayor of the city since 2003.

11 March 2013, he was elected as the successor to the Chairman Jia Qinglin of the Chinese People 's Political Consultative Conference.