Taiwanese Premier Mao Chi-kuo

Mao Chi-kuo is Taiwan’s new premier. He replaced Jiang Yi-huah as the head of the Executive Yuan. Jiang’s cabinet resigned en masse after he stepped down Nov. 29, 2014 to take responsibility for the defeat of the ruling Kuomintang in local elections.
Mao was born on 4 October 1948, in Zhejiang, China. The following is a sketchy bio of Mao:
1971 Bachelor of Civil Engineering, National Cheng Kung University
1975 Master of Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
1982 Ph.D., Department of Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
1976-1978 Engineer and Division Chief, Transportation Planning Board, Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC)
1982-1987 Associate Professor, Professor and Director, National Chiao Tung University
1987-1989 Chief Secretary, Secretariat, MOTC
1989-1991 Director-General, Tourism Bureau, MOTC
1991-1993 Director-General, Provisional Engineering Office of High Speed Rail, MOTC
1993-2000 Administrative Deputy Minister, MOTC
1994 Director-General, Civil Aeronautics Administration, MOTC (concurrent with above position)
2000-2003 Chairman, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd.
2003 Advisor, Executive Yuan
2003-2006 Chair Professor, College of Management, National Chiao Tung University (NCTU)
2006-2008 Dean and Professor, College of Management, NCTU
2008-2013 Minister of Transportation and Communications
2013-2014 Vice Premier, Executive Yuan
2014- Premier, Executive Yuan
Source: http://www.ey.gov.tw/en/Member_Info.aspx?n=9D8DE2B443B545C3&s=AAD7528E05967DDD


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