Jiang Daming, acting governor of east China's Shandong Province, was elected governor on Saturday at the first session of the 11th Shandong Provincial People's Congress, the local legislative body.
Jiang, born in March 1953, is a native of Rongcheng, Shandong. He joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in November 1976.
He graduated from the Philosophy Department of the Heilongjiang University and began working at the Central Committee of Communist Youth League of China in 1982.
He was appointed vice and acting governor of Shandong by the Standing Committee of the Shandong Provincial People's Congress on June 13 last year.
He is a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee.
(Xinhua News Agency January 26, 2008)