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Eric Chu (朱立倫)

Eric Chu (朱立倫)

Eric Chu is the mayor of Xinbei city (former Taipei county) from the end of Dec. 2010 and a former vice premier of Taiwan. He has also served as magistrate of Taoyuan County. Eric Chu was viewed as one of a generation of young political stars of the Kuomintang (KMT), along with Ma Ying-jeou, now Taiwan's president, and Jason Hu, currently mayor of Taichung. During his career as a legislator, Chu focused on financial and economic issues. He was awarded an Eisenhower Fellowship in 2003.

Born: 7th June, 1961

Birthplace: Taoyuan County, Taiwan

Country of Citizenship: Taiwan

Profession: Politician

Marital Status: Married

Education: PhD, Accounting, New York University

Career:

2010-present Xinbei City Mayor

2008-present Vice Chairman, Kuomintang (KMT)

2009-2010 Vice Premier, Taiwan

2001-2009 Magistrate, Taoyuan County

1999-2002 Legislator, Legislative Yuan

1992-2001 Professor, National Taiwan University

1990-1992 Assistant Professor, City University of New York

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