Mr. Shi Jianzhong, born in August 1957 in Laizhou of Shandong Province, holds a Doctorate Degree and a technical title of Researcher. He started working in May 1975, and joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in December 1980. He graduated from the Department of Aircraft of Nanjing Aeronautical Institute majoring in aircraft design with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1982, and a Doctorate Degree in 2000, respectively. He attended the One-Year Training Class for Young and Middle-aged Cadres in the Party School of the Central Committee of CPC from March 2005 to January 2006.
In February 1982, Mr. Shi joined No. 650 Research Institute of Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation, serving successively as Technician, Group Leader, Deputy Director and Director of Research Office and Deputy Head and Head of the Institute. His technical titles were successively Assistant Engineer, Engineer and Senior Engineer (Researcher level). He worked at McDonnell-Douglas Corporation from April 1989 to April 1991. He was later appointed as Head of No. 650 Research Institute of Jiangxi Hongdu Aviation Industry Group in January 1997, Vice President of Jiangxi Hongdu Aviation Industry Group in July 1998, Deputy Chief Engineer of China Aviation Industry Corporation II (AVIC II) in December 2000, and Member of the Party Leadership Group and Vice President of the AVIC II in November 2001; and during this period, he also served as Administrative General Director of six aircraft models including Z8 and Z9 Helicopter programs, and L15 Advanced Trainer. He served as Assistant to Governor and Member of the Government’s Party Leadership Group of Guizhou Province from July 2007 to March 2008, and Vice President of COMAC and Member of the Party Committee of COMAC since March 2008.
Mr. Shi was awarded with the honorary titles such as Shock Worker of New Long March in China, one of the First-Batch Top Ten Youths Aviation Technology awarded by Ministry of Aerospace Industry, Young and Middle-aged Expert with Outstanding Contributions in Scientific and Technical Industry for National Defense, one of One Hundred Excellent Masters and Doctors in Scientific and Technical Industry of National Defense, and State-level Candidate of “the New Century National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talent Project”. He received the Governmental Special Allowance by the State Council.