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Chang Xiaobing (常小兵)

Chang Xiaobing (常小兵)

Chang Xiaobing is chairman of China Unicom, one of the country's three major state-run telecoms. He has over 20 years of operational and managerial experience in the telecommunications industry.

He served as director of the telecommunications administration department of the Ministry of Information Industry until 2004, and he was appointed chairman of China Unicom in the same year.

Born: 1957

Birthplace: Hebei

Country of Citizenship: China

Profession: Businessman

Education: PhD in business administration, Hong Kong Polytechnic University; MBA, Tsinghua University; bachelor's degree, Nanjing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications


2004 - Secretary, China Unicom CPC Leading Party Group; chairman, China Unicom

2002 - 2007 Member, 16th CPC Central Committee

2000 - 2004 Director, Ministry of Information Industry, Telecommunications Administration Department

1996 - 2000 Deputy Director-General, Ministry of Information Industry, Telecommunications Administration Department

1993 - 1996 Deputy Director, Bureau of Posts and Telecommunications, Jiangsu Province

1976 Joined Communist Party

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