People: Hanwha Solarone Co Ltd (HSOL.OQ)

HSOL.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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11 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Seong-woo Nam

2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jung Pyo Seo

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Jeong Eui Hong

47 2012 Chief Technology Officer

Ernst Butler

69 2006 Independent Director

Yinzhang Gu

75 2007 Independent Director

Thomas Toy

58 2006 Independent Director

David Wang

67 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Seong-woo Nam

Mr. Seong-woo Nam is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Hanwha SolarOne Co Ltd. A 30-year management veteran, Seong-woo Nam joins Hanwha SolarOne from Samsung Electronics, where he recently served as the executive vice president and general manager of Samsung's IT Solutions Business, which includes its PC Business and Printer Business with 13,000 employees and revenues approaching $9 billion. While under Mr. Nam's direction the IT Solutions business experienced in four years a more than three-fold increase in revenues, sales into 90 new countries, expansion of manufacturing scale, and a more than 300% gain in market share. Prior to leading the IT Solutions Business at Samsung, Mr. Nam spent eight years directing the Business Innovation team across a broad range of business segments including Planning, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Logistics, and Information Strategy.

Jung Pyo Seo

Mr. Jung Pyo Seo is Chief Financial Officer, Director of Hanwha Solarone Co Ltd. Prior to his current position, Mr. Seo served as chief financial officer and chief operating officer of Azdel Inc., in Virginia from 2008 to 2011. While with Azdel Inc., Mr. Seo rebuilt the company’s cash and debt management systems and processes, implemented a new ERP system, managed commercial banking relationships, raised capital and helped the company expand market share in a competitive market with rising raw material prices. He also played an important role in the acquisition and post-acquisition integration of Azdel Inc. by Hanwha Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Seo held a variety of accounting, finance and sales-related positions at Hanwha Resorts Corporation and Hanwha Chemical Corporation for 12 years. Mr. Seo received an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Washington, and a B.A. with a concentration in Finance and Accounting from Seoul National University.

Jeong Eui Hong

Mr. Jeong Eui Hong has been appointed as the Chief Technology Officer of Hanwha Solarone Co Ltd. In 2010, Mr. Hong joined Hanwha Chemical Corporation to lead its Solar R&D Group. Prior to joining Hanwha Chemical Corporation, he held leadership positions at Millinet Solar, Applied Materials Korea and LG Semicon from 1992 to 2010. Mr. Hong received his bachelor’s degree in petroleum and mineral engineering from Seoul National University and his master’s degree and Ph.D. in material science and engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

Ernst Butler

Mr. Ernst A. Butler is Independent Director of Hanwha Solarone Co Ltd., since November 2006. He also serves as the chairman of our compensation committee and as a member of our audit committee. Mr. Bütler has been an independent board member/consultant since 2005. His other current positions include board member of Bank Frey & Co. AG, Zürich, Frey Group Holding, Zurich, ImmNeuweg AG, Zurich, and TIF Transport Infrastructure Fund Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda, and chairman of the board of Alegra Capital Ltd., Zürich, AA-Partners, Zürich and Lhotse Capital Advisors Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda, member of the board of XBiotech Switzerland AG, Zug and member of the advisory board of XBiotech Inc., Austin, Texas. From 1999 to 2005, he was a partner of Partners Group in Zug, the largest independent asset manager of alternative investments in Europe. Mr. Bütler spent over 25 years with Credit Suisse and Credit Suisse First Boston, with his last assignments being managing director and co-head of Corporate and Investment Banking Switzerland. He received a bachelor’s degree from the School of Economics and Business Administration in Zürich and attended post-graduate programs at University of Massachusetts in the United States, INSEAD European Institute of Business Administration in Paris, and MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston.

Yinzhang Gu

Mr. Yinzhang Gu is Independent Director of Hanwha Solarone Co Ltd., since June 2007. He also serves as a member of our compensation committee and corporate governance and nominating committee. From 1962 to 1998, Mr. Gu worked for Eastern China Electricity Administration, a government agency overseeing power supply in eastern China, in various roles, including as deputy director and director. Mr. Gu retired from Shanghai Electricity Administration in 1998. Mr. Gu graduated from Zhejiang University in 1962.

Thomas Toy

Mr. Thomas J. Toy is Independent Director of Hanwha Solarone Co Ltd., since November 2006. He also serves as the chairman of our audit committee and corporate governance and nominating committee and as a member of our compensation committee. His other current positions include director of several privately held companies. Mr. Toy is co-founder and managing director of PacRim Venture Partners, a venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, California, since 1999, and is a venture partner/advisor for ICCP Ventures, a venture capital firm. Formerly, he was a partner with SmartForest Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Portland, Oregon and a partner and managing director of the Corporate Finance Division of Technology Funding, a venture capital firm based in San Mateo, California. From 1979 to 1987, Mr. Toy held several positions at Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association, including vice president. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northwestern University in the United States.

David Wang

Dr. David N.K. Wang is Independent Director of Hanwha Solarone Co Ltd., since April 2, 2009. He also serves as a member of our audit committee and corporate governance and nominating committee. Dr. Wang was an overseas advisor to the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China and an advisor to the Greater China Innovation and Entrepreneurship project of Stanford University in the United States. He was also a member of the board of directors of Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) and chairman of its China Regional Advisory Board and a senior advisor to the chairman of the board of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC). From November 2009 to July 2011, Dr. Wang served as president and the chief executive officer of SMIC. From September 2005 to June 2007, Dr. Wang served as the chief executive officer of Huahong Group and concurrently chairman of Huahong NEC, a subsidiary of Huahong Group. Prior to joining Huahong Group, Dr. Wang served as executive vice president of Applied Materials and president of Applied Materials Asia. Dr. Wang was responsible for Applied Materials’ business strategy, planning and execution throughout Asia. Dr. Wang has also been a member of, chaired and helped found a variety of councils, committees and associations related to technology and Asia-Pacific business and economy. He received his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Seong-woo Nam

--

Jung Pyo Seo

--

Jeong Eui Hong

--

Ernst Butler

--

Yinzhang Gu

--

Thomas Toy

--

David Wang

--
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