Canadian Solar Inc. has appointed Guangchun Zhang chief operating officer (COO). In this role, he will oversee all aspects of the company's production operations, including manufacturing, quality control, research and development, as well as environmental and safety management.
Zhang has more than 18 years of experience in the photovoltaic industry. Before joining Canadian Solar, he worked for Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd., most recently as vice president for research and development and industrialization of manufacturing technology.
Prior to joining Suntech, he worked at the Centre for Photovoltaic Engineering at the University of New South Wales in Australia and Pacific Solar Pty. Ltd.