LDK Solar announces three new executive appointments

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LDK Solar has revealed three new additions to its management team, including a new chief strategy officer, vice president of cell technology and vice president of module sales and marketing.

Bing Zhu joins the company as CSO with over 24 years of finance and related experience, working previously as CFO and board director at Chemspec International and Canadian Solar. Zhu holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Zhejiang University of Technology in China and a master’s in business administration from China Europe International Business School.

Stepping up as vice president of cell technology, Fei Yun has more than 25 years of experience in research and development with extensive expertise in silicon solar cells. Yun joins LDK from previous technology management roles at Solar Enertech, Solarfun and Tera Solar. Yun received his bachelor’s degree in physics and semiconductors from Jinan University, his master’s degree in solar energy from the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, Thailand and is a doctoral candidate in silicon solar cells at the University of New South Wales, School of Electrical Computer Engineering in Sydney, Australia.

Dr. Seok-Jin Lee joins the team at LDK as vice president of module sales and marketing with over 26 years experience working in various marketing and project management positions. Most recently, Lee served as COO of Yingli Green Energy. Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Pusan National University and a master’s and doctorate degree in electrical engineering from Yonsei University in Korea.

“I am delighted to welcome Bing, Fei and Seok-Jin to LDK Solar’s management team. In their respective areas, each brings significant expertise and a strong track record as well as considerable management experience,” said Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and CEO at LDK Solar. “We look forward to leveraging their backgrounds and extensive industry knowledge to accelerate our expansion in polysilicon, solar cells and solar modules. We are excited to have them on board.”

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