China-based solar panel maker Trina Solar Ltd. has accepted the resignation of its chief financial officer (CFO), Teresa Tan, effective July 15. According to the company, Tan has resigned to pursue other personal interests.
Xu Ying (Merry Xu), currently a vice president and strategy assistant to the CEO at the Trina Solar, will act as interim CFO until a permanent replacement is hired. Xu joined Trina Solar in 2006 and has served in a number of important roles, including finance director, finance vice president, CEO office head, and vice president and strategy assistant to the CEO.
“Over the past two-and-a-half years, Ms. Tan has worked closely with our key management team and the board and effectively led the finance team in supporting the company’s strong growth,” says Trina Solar CEO Jifan Gao. “I would like to thank Ms. Tan for her contributions to the company and wish her continued success in her future endeavors.
“Ms. Xu has been with Trina Solar for more than 10 years, and she has a deep knowledge of the company and the industry, as well as sound financial expertise. We are confident she will be an effective interim CFO for the company.”