Ji Xiangqi

Ji Xiangqi
季缃绮
Vice Governor of Shandong
In office
January 2013 – January 2018
Personal details
BornOctober 1960 (age 59)
Fei County, Shandong
Political partyCommunist Party of China (expelled)
Alma materQingdao Vocational and Technical College of Hotel Management
Nankai University
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Ji Xiangqi (Chinese: 季缃绮; pinyin: Jì Xiāngqĭ; born October 1960) is a former Chinese politician and business executive. He was the Vice Governor of Shandong and the President of Shandong Commercial Group (d.b.a. Lushang Group). On January 4, 2018, Ji Xiangqi was placed under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency.

Early life and education[]

Ji Xiangqi was born in October 1960. He graduated from Qingdao Vocational and Technical College of Hotel Management, and obtained the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree of Nankai University.

Career[]

In 1992, he was appointed as deputy manager of Shandong World Trade Center, and later promoted to Manager. He was named as President of Shandong Commercial Group (d.b.a. Lushang Group) from 2002 to 2010.

In 2013, Ji was appointed as the Vice Governor of Shandong.[1][2]

Investigation[]

On January 4, 2018, Ji Xiangqi was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's internal disciplinary body, for "serious violations of regulations".[3] He was expelled from the Communist Party on February 13.[4]

On November 1, 2018, Ji Xiangqi stood trial for taking bribes and embezzlement at the Intermediate People's Court of Jinzhong in Shanxi. Ji Xiangqi took advantage of his position to benefit organizations on matters related to business cooperation and project contracting between 2003 and 2017, when he successively held different posts. He was charged with accepting money and property worth more than 25.71 million yuan (about 3.7 million U.S. dollars). He later pleaded guilty.[5] [6] On March 19, 2019, Ji was sentenced to 14 years for taking bribes and embezzlement and fined 3 million yuan.[7][8][9]

References[]

  1. ^ "山东新任副省长季缃绮简历". ifeng.com. Retrieved 2013-05-01.
  2. ^ "山东省副省长季缃绮涉嫌严重违纪 正接受组织审查". Netease. Archived from the original on 2018-01-07. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
  3. ^ "山东省副省长季缃绮涉嫌严重违纪接受组织审查——中央纪委监察部网站". Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
  4. ^ "山东省政府原党组成员、副省长季缃绮严重违纪被开除党籍和公职". Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. Retrieved 2018-02-14.
  5. ^ Ex-Shandong senior official pleads guilty
  6. ^ "Former vice governor stands trial for bribery, embezzlement". sina. 1 November 2018. Retrieved 24 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Former provincial official sentenced to 14 years in prison for bribery, embezzlement". xinhuanet. 19 March 2019. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  8. ^ Zhang Yan (20 March 2019). "Shandong ex-official imprisoned over graft". chinadaily. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  9. ^ "山东省原副省长季缃绮受贿、贪污案一审判刑14年". People's Daily Online. Retrieved 2019-03-19.