JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. has appointed Dr. Peng Fang CEO. Baofang Jin will remain in his role as executive chairman.
Fang joins JA Solar with more than 20 years of executive management experience with global technology companies in the solar and semiconductor industries in both the U.S. and China. Most recently, he was president of Best Solar Co. Ltd., where he turned a start-up company into an internationally known solar module company in just 18 months.
Fang was formerly president of Huahong NEC, one of the largest semiconductor foundries in China, and he has held various technology and management positions at Applied Materials and AMD in the U.S.
SOURCE: JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd.