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Yang Zhenchao

Yang Zhenchao
杨振超
Vice Governor of Anhui
In office
January 2013 – May 2016
Communist Party Secretary of Huainan
In office
July 2007 – February 2012
Preceded byChen Shili (陈世礼)
Succeeded byFang Xiping
Personal details
BornAugust 1960 (age 58)
Jinzhai County, Anhui, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China (1983–2016, expelled)
Alma materNortheastern University
Renmin University of China

Yang Zhenchao (Chinese: 杨振超; pinyin: Yāng Zhēnchāo; born August 1960) is a former Chinese politician, who served as Vice Governor of Anhui and Communist Party Secretary of Huainan. He was dismissed from his position in May 2016 for investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Career

Yang was born in Jinzhai County, Anhui. He was graduated from Northeastern University and Renmin University of China and joined work in 1977. In 1983, he worked in Tongling Nonferrous Metals and became the manager from 1998 to 2003. He also served as director of SASAC of Anhui and director of Economic Committee of Anhui. In 2007, he elected as Communist Party Secretary of Huainan. In 2013, he was promoted to the post of Vice Governor of Anhui, ranked third; his tenure as vice-governor was said to be mediocre.[1]

On May 24, 2016, Yang was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's internal disciplinary body, for "serious violations of regulations". Yang was the third provincial-ministerial level official in Anhui implicated in the anti-corruption campaign under Xi Jinping, and the first official of his seniority investigated during the second-round of inspections by the CCDI.[1][2] He is expelled from the Communist Party on July 26, 2016.[3] On May 3, 2017, Yang was sentenced to life in prison for bribery, plundering the public fund and abuse of power.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "安徽省副省长杨振超涉嫌严重违纪接受组织调查". CCDI. 2016-05-24.
  2. ^ "Vice governor of Anhui in E. China under graft investigation". Xinhua. 2016-05-24.
  3. ^ "安徽省政府原党组成员、副省长杨振超,四川省政府原党组成员、副省长李成云严重违纪被开除党籍". CCDI. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  4. ^ "安徽省人民政府原副省长杨振超一审被判无期徒刑". 中央纪委监察部网站. Retrieved May 3, 2017.