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- Xiande Li
- Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Xiande Li is a founder of the company, the chairman of the company’s board of directors and the chairman of the board of directors of Jiangxi Jinko. Prior to founding the company, he served as the marketing manager at Zhejiang Yuhuan Solar Energy Source Co. Ltd. from 2003 to 2004, where his responsibilities included overseeing and optimizing day-to-day operations. From 2005 to 2006, he was the chief operations supervisor of ReneSola Ltd.
- Kangping Chen
- Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Kangping Chen is a founder, director and the chief executive officer of the company as well as the general manager of Jiangxi Jinko. Prior to founding the company, he was the chief financial officer of Zhejiang Super Cookware Company Ltd., a company listed on the PRC A share market, from October 2003 to February 2008, where his major responsibilities included establishing and implementing its overall strategy and annual business plans.
- Xianhua Li
- Vice President and Director
Mr. Xianhua Li is a founder, director and vice president of the company as well as deputy general manager of Jiangxi Jinko. Prior to founding the company, Mr. Li served as the chief engineer of Yuhuan Automobile Company, where his major responsibilities included conducting and managing technology research and development activities and supervising production activities, from 1995 to 2000. From 2000 to 2006, he was the factory director of Zhejiang Yuhuan Solar Energy Source Co., Ltd., where he was responsible for managing its research and development activities.
- Wing Keong Siew
- Independent Director
Mr. Wing Keong Siew has been a director of the company since May 2008. Mr. Siew was appointed by Flagship Desun Shares Co., Limited, one of the holders of the company’s series A redeemable convertible preferred shares. He founded Hupomone Capital Partners in 2003. Mr. Siew was president of H&Q Asia Pacific China and Hong Kong from 1998 to 2003 and a general manager of Fairchild Systems for Asia, managing director of Mentor Graphics Asia Pacific and managing director of Compaq Computer Corporation from January 1988 to September 1988. In 1995, he formed a joint venture with UBS AG to raise a China Private Equity Fund. He worked as senior vice president of H&Q Singapore from 1989 to 1995. Mr. Siew received his bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Singapore University in 1975 and his presidential/key executive MBA from Pepperdine University in 1999.
- Longgen Zhang
- Chief Financial Officer and Director
Mr. Longgen Zhang has been the company’s chief financial officer since September 2008. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Zhang served as a director and the chief financial officer of Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd., a company listed on the NYSE, from August 2006 to October 2008. Mr. Zhang served as the chief financial officer at Crystal Window and Door Systems, Ltd. in New York from 2002 to 2006. He has a master’s degree in professional accounting, and a master’s degree in business administration from West Texas A&M University and a bachelor’s degree in economic management from Nanjing University in China. Mr. Zhang is a U.S. certified public accountant.
- Yingqiu Liu
- Independent Director
Mr. Yingqiu Liu was a member of the China Federation of Industry and Commerce Committee, a Specially-Invited Vice President of the China Association of Small and Medium Enterprises, a Vice Director of China Research Society of Urban Development, a member of the Chinese Economic Social Development Council, a member of China International Culture Exchange Centre and the Director-General of the Center for Private Economic Studies in theChinese Academy of Social Sciences ("CASS"). Prior to 2013, Mr. Liu was President, Professor, Doctoral supervisor of CASS's Graduate School. Mr. Liu graduated from Nankai University with a doctor degree in economics in April 1991. Mr. Liu was recognized as an expert who enjoys the life-time special allowance by the State Council.
- Steven Markscheid
- Independent Director
Mr. Steven Markscheid has been an independent director of the company since September 15, 2009. He has also been chief executive officer of Synergenz BioScience Inc. since 2007, and board member of Emerald Hill Capital Partners since 2006, CNinsure, Inc. since 2007 and Pacific Alliance China Growth Fund since 2008. Mr. Markscheid was previously a representative of the US-China Business Council from 1978 to 1983, vice president of Chase Manhattan Bank from 1984 to 1988, vice president of First Chicago Bank from 1988 to 1993, case leader of Boston Consulting Group from 1994 to 1997, director of business development of GE Capital (Asia Pacific) from 1998 to 2001, director of business development of GE Capital from 2001 to 2002, senior vice president of GE Healthcare Financial Services from 2003 to 2006, chief executive officer of HuaMei Capital Company, Inc. from 2006 to 2007. He received his bachelor’s degree in East Asian studies from Princeton University in 1976, his master’s degree in international affairs and economics from Johns Hopkins University in 1980 and an MBA degree from Columbia University in 1991.
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