Chen Min'er

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Chen Min'er
Governor of Guizhou Province
Assumed office
December 2012
Preceded by Zhao Kezhi
Personal details
Born September 1960 (age 54)
Political party Communist Party of China
Alma mater Shaoxing University
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chen.

Chen Min'er (Chinese: ; born September 1960) is a Chinese politician, currently serving as the Governor of Guizhou province. Chen spent most of his career in his native Zhejiang province, serving as Vice Governor of Zhejiang prior to his transfer to Guizhou.[1][2]



Chen was born in September 1960 in of Zhuji, Zhejiang. From 1978 to 1981 Chen Min'er studied Chinese at Shaoxing Teacher's College (now part of Shaoxing University) in Zhejiang. After college he worked in the Shaoxing government, rising through the ranks to become Mayor of Shaoxing County in 1991 and Communist Party Chief in 1994. In 1997 Chen was transferred to the neighbouring city of Ningbo to be its Vice Mayor. In 1999 he was promoted to Deputy Party Chief of Ningbo.[1][2]

In December 1999 Chen was appointed the head of Zhejiang Daily, the official government newspaper of Zhejiang province, and in 2001 he became the Propaganda Chief of Zhejiang. From May 2007 to January 2012 he was a Vice Governor of Zhejiang.[1][2]


In January 2012 Chen was transferred to the southwestern province of Guizhou to become its Deputy Communist Party Chief, and in December he was appointed Acting Governor of Guizhou, succeeding Zhao Kezhi who had been promoted to Communist Party Chief. In January 2013 he was officially confirmed as Governor by the Guizhou Provincial Congress.[1][2]

Chen was an alternate member of the 17th Central Committee and is a full member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d e 陈敏尔简历 [Biography of Chen Min'er] (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 2013-02-12. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Chen Min'er". China Vitae. Retrieved 2015-01-12. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Zhao Kezhi
Governor of Guizhou
December 2012 – present