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.
Country of Citizenship: China
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