An ethnic Korean, Quan
Zhezhu was born in Longjing of Jilin Province in March 1952. With a master's degree in
mathematics from the Yanbian University and a membership of the Communist Party
of China, he is a Vice Minister of the United Front Work Department of
the CPC Central Committee (since May 2008), the ACFIC Executive (previously
First) Vice Chairman (since Nov. 2007), the ACFIC CPC Committee Secretary and a Vice
Chairman of the All-China General Chamber of Industry and Commerce (since Dec.
2006). He is a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee, and a member of the
Standing Committee of the 11th CPPCC National Committee.