Jiang Jufeng was elected governor of southwest China's Sichuan Province by the provincial legislature on Wednesday.
Jiang, 59, was elected at the fifth session of the 10th Sichuan Provincial People's Congress.
He was appointed acting governor of Sichuan on Jan. 23.
Jiang, a native of east China's Zhejiang Province, graduated from Fudan University in Shanghai in 1982. He became a member of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in the same year.
Jiang worked as secretary of the CPC Wenzhou City Party Committee in Zhejiang, from June 1998 to March 2002.
Jiang has been deputy governor of Sichuan since April 2002.
(Xinhua News Agency February 1, 2007)