Ren Xuefeng

Ren Xuefeng
任学锋
Deputy Party Secretary of Chongqing
In office
October 2018 – October 2019
Preceded byTang Liangzhi
Succeeded byvacant
Deputy Party Secretary of Guangdong
In office
February 2017 – October 2018
Preceded byMa Xingrui
Succeeded byWang Weizhong
Party Secretary of Guangzhou
In office
August 2014 – July 2018
Preceded byWan Qingliang
Succeeded byZhang Shuofu
Personal details
Born26 October 1965
Xingtai, Hebei, China
Died31 October 2019(2019-10-31) (aged 54)
Beijing, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materHebei University of Technology
Nankai University

Ren Xuefeng (Chinese: 任学锋; pinyin: Rén Xuéfēng; 26 October 1965 – 31 October 2019) was a Chinese politician and business executive. Ren was an early leader of the Binhai New Area in Tianjin and served as the city's vice-mayor for eight years. He was transferred to Guangdong province in 2014, where he served as Communist Party Secretary of Guangzhou and Deputy Party Secretary of Guangdong. He was appointed Deputy Party Secretary of Chongqing in October 2018, but died in office a year later at age 54.

Early life and career in Tianjin

Ren Xuefeng was born on 26 October 1965[1] in Xingtai, Hebei, China.[2] He joined the Communist Party of China in July 1985. He graduated from Hebei University of Technology in 1988 with a degree in organic chemical engineering. He later studied at Nankai University Business School on a part-time basis, earning a Doctor of Business Administration degree in 1998. He subsequently conducted postdoctoral research at the university from 1999 to 2001.[2]

From 1995 to 2002, Ren was the chief executive of the Tianjin New Technology Industrial Park, the predecessor of Binhai New Area. From 2004 to 2008 he served as Vice-Chairman, then Chairman of Hong Kong Jinlian (Tsinlein) Group Co. Ltd., the de facto representative office of the Tianjin government in Hong Kong.[3] He served as Vice Mayor of Tianjin from 2008 to 2014.[4]

Other Languages
中文: 任学锋