PV panel maker Hanwha Q CELLS has appointed Dr. Daniel JW Jeong its new global chief technology officer (CTO), a previously vacant position.
Jeong, who has been the company’s global head of research and development (R&D) since January 2015, started his career as a semiconductor engineer at Samsung Electronics and also held numerous R&D leadership positions at LG Group for 10 years.
“We’re very excited to have Dr. Daniel Jeong as our new CTO, who has demonstrated an outstanding leadership in integrating our global R&D teams located in Germany, Malaysia, Korea and China following the merger between former Hanwha Q CELLS and Hanwha SolarOne in early 2015,” comments Seong Woo Nam, chairman and CEO of Hanwha Q CELLS. “Dr. Jeong is a renowned authority in crystalline silicon photovoltaics technology development and an ideal person to further strengthen our technology leadership in solar industry.”