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Deng Qilin

Deng Qilin
邓崎琳
BornNovember 1951 (age 68)
NationalityChinese
Alma materWuhan University of Science and Technology
OccupationChairman of Wuhan Iron & Steel Corp. (2013–2015)
General manager of Wuhan Iron & Steel Corp. (1995–2013)
Years active1992–2015
Political partyCommunist Party of China (1978–2016, expelled)

Deng Qilin (Chinese: 邓崎琳; born November 1951) is a former Chinese business executive. He served as the chief executive of Wuhan Iron and Steel Corporation (WISCO) from 2013 to 2015. Deng was investigated for corruption by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and booted from the Communist Party for bribery and abuse of power, among other alleged offenses.[1]

Career

Deng was born in Jinshi City in November 1951. He graduated from Wuhan University of Science and Technology in 1975 and joined the Communist Party of China in 1978. After graduating, he became the engineer of the Steel Factory of WISCO. In 1995, he served as deputy manager of WISCO and General manager from 1995 to 2013. Deng became the Chairman of WISCO in 2013.[1] He also was the 11th and 12th member of the National People's Congress.[2][3]

On August 29, 2015, Deng was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's internal disciplinary body, for "serious violations of regulations and laws".[1] On January 8, 2016, Deng was expelled from the Communist Party. The internal investigation concluded he had "taken part in superstitious activities", conducted "illicit transactions exchange power and sex," abused his power and took bribes, used his position of power to aid in the business activities of his family, and occupied corporate accommodations for personal use. Deng's investigation came at a particularly sensitive time for WISCO, which had in early 2016 announced the layoff of over half of its workers due to falling profitability.[4]

On May 31, 2017, Deng was sentenced to 15 years in prison and fined five million yuan for taking bribes worth 55.39 million yuan by the Intermediate People's Court in Foshan.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c "武汉钢铁(集团)公司原董事长、党委书记邓崎琳被调查". 中央纪委监察部网站. Archived from the original on 2015-09-17. Retrieved 2015-08-29.
  2. ^ "第十一届全国人大代表". Xinhua. Archived from the original on 2014-01-10. Retrieved 2014-01-07.
  3. ^ "全国人大代表信息-邓崎琳". National People's Congress. Archived from the original on 2014-05-05. Retrieved 2013-04-05.
  4. ^ "武钢集团原党委书记、董事长邓崎琳被开除党籍". 中央纪委监察部网站. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  5. ^ "武钢原董事长邓崎琳受贿5539万元被判15年". 新浪新聞. 2017-05-31. Retrieved 2017-05-31.