On February 1, China National Aviation Group Co., Ltd. held a leadership team (expanded) meeting and announced the appointment of a new general manager.
Entrusted by the leaders of the Organization Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, the responsible comrades of the relevant cadre bureau of the Organization Department of the Central Committee announced the decision of the central government on the appointment of the general manager of China National Aviation Group Co., Ltd.: Wang Mingyuan will be the director, general manager and deputy secretary of the party group of China National Aviation Group Co., Ltd.
AVIC Group is the parent company of Air China (601111).
Prior to this, since Feng Zhenglin will no longer serve as the director of the Civil Aviation Administration from June 2022, Song Zhiyong, the former chairman of Air China, will take over.
After Song Zhiyong left Air China, Ma Chongxian, the former general manager of AVIC Group and president of Air China, took over as the chairman of AVIC and Air China, and the position of general manager was vacant.
According to Air China's 2021 annual report, 56-year-old Wang Mingyuan graduated from Xiamen University with a major in planning and statistics.
He joined the civil aviation industry in July 1988. From March 2006 to June 2021, he served as a director of Shandong Airlines Co., Ltd., and from March 2007 to July 2021, he served as a director and member of the executive board of Macau Airline Co., Ltd.
In February 2011, he was appointed as the vice president of the company and a member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee. In April 2011, he was appointed as the chairman of Air China Hong Kong Development Co., Ltd. In April 2020, he was appointed as the deputy general manager and member of the party group of AVIC Corporation. In June 2020, he was appointed as Tibet Airlines Co., Ltd. Vice Chairman.
In addition to Air China, in July 2022, Liu Shaoyong, the chairman of China Eastern Airlines Group and China Eastern Airlines Co., Ltd., will retire at the age of age, and the general manager Li Yangmin will temporarily take charge of the work of China Eastern Airlines.
In addition, in September 2022, Dong Zhiyi, the deputy director of the Civil Aviation Administration, will retire at the age of 20, and a post of deputy director has been vacant until now.