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Preceded by  Wang Junmin
Role  Politician
Name  Gong Zheng

Succeeded by  Zhao Yide
Preceded by  Huang Kunming
Party  Communist Party of China
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Political party  Communist Party of China
Alma mater  Beijing University of International Business and Economics Golden Gate University Xiamen University
Education  Golden Gate University, Xiamen University, University of International Business and Economics

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Gong Zheng (Chinese: 龚正; pinyin: Gōng Zhèng; born March 1960) is a Chinese politician who serves as Deputy Communist Party Secretary and Governor of Shandong Province. He was formerly Party Secretary of Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, and before that, Vice Governor and Executive Vice Governor of Zhejiang, and deputy director of the General Administration of Customs.


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Life and career

Gong Zheng was born in March 1960 in Suzhou, Jiangsu province. He graduated from Beijing Institute of Foreign Trade (later renamed University of International Business and Economics, UIBE) in 1982, and worked for the Chinese General Administration of Customs after graduation. He later furthered his studies at the School of Taxation of Golden Gate University in 1987 in the United States, and returned to UIBE, earning an MBA in 1997. He also enrolled at Xiamen University from 2001 to 2004, obtaining a Ph.D. in Economics.

Gong served as deputy director of the Tianjin customs department from 1993 to 1996, and director of the Shenzhen customs department from 2001 to 2003. In 2003, he was promoted to Deputy Director of the General Administration of Customs.

In December 2008, Gong Zheng was appointed Vice Governor of Zhejiang province, and was promoted to Executive Vice Governor in June 2012. In September 2013, he became the Communist Party Chief of Hangzhou, the provincial capital. In August 2015, Gong was named deputy party chief of Shandong province, replacing Wang Junmin, who left the post due to reaching the mandatory retirement age.

In April 2017, Gong was appointed as the acting Governor of Shandong.


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