Ron Kenedi, the former vice president of Sharp Electronics Corporation's Solar Energy Solutions Group, has been appointed president of LDK Solar Tech USA, a subsidiary of LDK Solar dedicated to module sales in the North America market. LDK Solar has also promoted another five managers within the organisation.
“We believe Ron's extensive solar industry experience will be a tremendous asset to LDK Solar as we expand our operations within North America,” commented Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and CEO of LDK Solar. “Additionally, I am pleased to announce the promotions of Dr. Yuepeng Wan, Yonggang Shao, Ling Lin and Qiqiang Yao. In their respective areas, each has a strong track record of success and has made significant contributions to the growth of LDK Solar. We also appointed Mr. Bing Zhu to CFO of LDK's polysilicon business unit.”
Kenedi has over 28 years of experience in the solar industry and an extensive track record of within the North American market. Prior to joining LDK Solar, he served as vice president of Sharp Electronics Corporation's Solar Energy Solutions Group in North America. Prior to that, he was vice president of sales and marketing for Kyocera Solar, Inc.
LDK Solar also promoted a group of managers within the organization, designed to strengthen operations as part of LDK’s growth strategy. Yonggang Shao was promoted to executive vice president of Corporate Strategy; Dr. Yuepeng Wan was promoted to senior vice president of Research and Development; Ling Lin was promoted to vice president of Human Resources; Qiqiang Yao was promoted to senior vice president of Finance; and Bing Zhu was appointed as CFO of LDK Silicon & Chemical Technology Co., Ltd.