People: ReneSola Ltd (SOL)

SOL on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Bloom

61 2006 Independent Chairman of the Board

Xianshou Li

44 2005 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Daniel Lee

2014 Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Chen

39 2012 President, America Region

Xiaoliang Liang

41 2012 President, China Region

Jijun Shi

51 2012 President, European Region

Stephen Huang

46 2013 Senior Vice President, President, Asia-Pacific Region

Wei Fang

34 2012 Vice President - Group Financial Control

Xiahe Lian

42 2012 Vice President - Administration and Human Resources

Jun Tang

45 2012 Vice President and General Manager - Wafer division

Jiabing Chen

37 2013 Vice President - PV modules business unit

John Ding

41 2011 Vice President - Internal Control and Audit

Tony Hung

37 2011 Vice President - investor relations

Yuncai Wu

45 2010 Director

Wee Seng Tan

57 2009 Independent Director

Jing Wang

66 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Bloom

Mr. Martin Bloom is Independent Chairman of the Board of ReneSola Ltd., since September 2006. He has been an independent director since July 2006 and has served as the chairman of the board since September 2006. Mr. Bloom is also the chairman of the audit committee and a member of the compensation committee and corporate governance and nominating committee of our board of directors. In addition, he has been on the board of Intelligent Energy, a British fuel cell company, since June 2012. Mr. Bloom has almost 40 years of experience in strategic partnering, technology commercialization and business strategy. He has built businesses in the U.S., Europe and China. In 2005, Mr. Bloom was appointed to serve as the UK chairman of the China-UK Venture Capital Joint Working Group, launched by the then-Chancellor of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown, in February 2005, to foster collaboration between the venture capital and private equity industries in China and the United Kingdom. Mr. Bloom worked at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) from 1996 to 1997 and was the project manager of a series of technology transfer schemes between the United Kingdom and Japan on behalf of the Department of Trade & Industry of the United Kingdom from 1992 to 1997. Mr. Bloom worked as a corporate strategist at Unilever between 1973 and 1981. Mr. Bloom has a bachelor’s degree with honors in economics from the University of Southampton and a master’s degree in the history of science jointly from Imperial College and University College, London.

Xianshou Li

Mr. Xianshou Li is Chief Executive Officer, Director of ReneSola Ltd., since March 2005. Prior to founding our solar power business in 2005, Mr. Li founded Yuhuan Solar Energy Source Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of solar cell and module products for both commercial and residential applications, and served as its chairman since its inception. Mr. Li also served as the general manager of Yuhuan County Solar Energy Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of mini solar panels and solar cell modules from 2002 to 2006. Prior to that, he worked as an official in the Yuhuan County Culture Bureau in Zhejiang Province from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Li received his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering management from Zhejiang Industrial University in 1991.

Daniel Lee

Mr. Daniel Lee has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective May 5, 2014. Mr. Lee has over two decades of international experience in finance, investment, consulting, and management. Mr. Lee was previously chief financial officer of China Information Technology Inc., a leading integrated display technology and cloud-based solutions provider listed on NASDAQ. Mr. Lee's investment banking experience includes working as a partner at Pine Capital, LLC and as a senior China equity analyst covering five industries at Roth Capital Partners. Mr. Lee started his career as an analyst with two U.S. investment banks, first at Morgan Stanley & Co. and later at Punk, Ziegel & Company, where he covered U.S. and international IT services and outsourcing companies. Mr. Lee is a CPA and CFA charterholder, with a master's degree in accountancy from the Zicklin School of Business of Baruch College and a bachelor's degree in economics with concentrations in finance and multinational management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Kevin Chen

Mr. Kevin Chen is President, America Region of ReneSola Ltd., since February 2012. From 2010 to 2012, he was the director of project development in Trina Solar, where he led the solar power plant development business of that company in America. From 2005 to 2010, he served as a project manager of business planning and development at Southern California Edison, for which he developed their solar PV program and a variety of business opportunities employing different energy resources. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Chen worked at GE Energy, where he delivered several large-scale projects to international utilities in electrical transmission and distribution systems, as well as completed product development for electrical systems. Mr. Chen received his bachelor’s degree from Southeast University in 1996, his master’s degree in electric power from Iowa State University in 2000 and his MBA from University of California at Los Angeles in 2009.

Xiaoliang Liang

Mr. Xiaoliang Liang is President, China Region of ReneSola Ltd., since March 2012. Mr. Liang has a diverse background in business development and engineering, spending over seven years developing renewable energy and electric power. Prior to joining us, he was the director of project development at AES China, where he led its wind power project development business and worked on hydro and thermal power project developments in China from 2010 to 2011. From 2006 to 2010, he served as a business director at Gamesa Energy, where he led a team in developing more than 2 GW of wind farms in northern and eastern China. Prior to that, Mr. Liang worked as an engineer at China International Water and Electric Corporation from 2003 to 2006. He received his bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University in 1995 and his master’s degree from North China University of Water Resources and Electric Power in 1998.

Jijun Shi

Mr. Jijun Shi is President, European Region of ReneSola Ltd., since January 2012. Mr. Shi has more than 25 years of managerial experience in Europe including over 5 years of experience in the solar industry. Prior to joining us, Mr. Shi worked as the China manager at PAIRAN elektronik GmbH from 2008 to 2009. From 1998 to 2008, he worked as the China manager at Hasbach Prüfanlagentechnik GmbH. Mr. Shi received his bachelor’s degree in German from Guangzhou Foreign Language Institute in 1983, his master’s degree in German from Shanghai Tongji University in 1986 and his master’s degree from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University in 1998.

Stephen Huang

Mr. Stephen Huang Senior Vice President and President of Asia-Pacific Region of ReneSola Ltd. He has been our senior vice president since February 2013 and our president of the Asia-Pacific region since January 2012. Mr. Huang was our vice president of wafer sales from December 2009 to June 2012. Prior to joining us, he worked in Topco Scientific Co., Ltd. as a vice president of the business group from 2006 to 2009 and held various sales and managerial positions at that company from 1994 to 2005. Mr. Huang has over 18 years of managerial and sales experience, including 10 years in the solar industry. Mr. Huang received his bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics from Taiwan University in 1989.

Wei Fang

Mr. Fang Wei is Vice President - Group Financial Control of Renesola Ltd., since August 2012. Mr. Fang first joined us in July 2009 and served as the financial controller of ReneSola Zhejiang and our senior financial controller from July 2009 to July 2012. Mr. Fang has nearly a decade of experience in senior financial management and business management positions in large domestic manufacturing enterprises, and a wealth of practical management experience in the field of overall budgets, funds management, cost control, risk control and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining us, Mr. Fang served as a budget manager and senior finance manager from 2002 to 2005 and as a chief financial controller and operations controller from 2005 to 2009 in a subsidiary of Midea Group. Prior to joining Midea Group, Mr. Fang served as a senior cost control manager in Nanchang Dianhua, Ltd., a state-owned enterprise, from September 2000 to June 2001 and as an accountant in Jiangxi Jianglong, an accounting firm, from July 1999 to June 2000, focusing on cost accounting and auditing. Mr. Fang holds a certificate from the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received his bachelor’s degree in financial accounting from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics in 1999. In August 2011, he was admitted to the Executive Program of the Shanghai Jiaotong University MBA program and is expected to graduate from the program in August 2013.

Xiahe Lian

Ms. Xiahe Lian is Vice President - Administration and Human Resources of ReneSola Ltd., since June 2012. As one of the founders of ReneSola Zhejiang, Ms. Lian has been responsible for administration and human resources of that company. Ms. Lian oversees our recruitment and human resource training as well as the establishment of our human resources management system and administrative system. Since 2009, Ms. Lian has also served as our director of corporate culture and created a company magazine named “Path to PV.” In addition, she has set up a charity foundation to foster community-building efforts and social awareness within our company. Ms. Lian also has 16 years of teaching experience. Ms. Lian received her bachelor’s degree from Zhejiang Normal University in 2005 and her MBA degree from Zhejiang University in 2008.

Jun Tang

Mr. Jun Tang is Vice President and General Manager - Wafer division of Renesola Ltd., since July 2012. Mr. Tang has over 18 years of operational experience in research and development, management, administration and project implementation in the solar industry, and is currently a member of China PV committee (association). Prior to joining us, Mr. Tang worked at Zhejiang Sino-Italian Photovoltaic Co., Ltd. from November 1999 to July 2012, where he served as a deputy general manager for four years and the general manager for eight years. Prior to working at Zhejiang Sino-Italian Photovoltaic Co., Ltd., he served as the director of the project department of China National Photovoltaic Technology Development Center from October 1997 to October 1999 to establish the first multicrystalline silicon wafer production line in China. From July 1994 to September 1997, Mr. Tang served as a project manager in China National Photovoltaic Technology Development Centre where he oversaw research and development projects financed by the Ministry of Science & Technology in the photovoltaic industry. He was also involved in the formulation of various national standards for various photovoltaic products including wafers. Mr. Tang received his master of science degree from Huazhong University of Science & Technology in June 1994 and his business administration degree from Zhejiang University in January 2004.

Jiabing Chen

Mr. Jiabing Chen is Vice President - PV modules business unit of ReneSola Ltd., since March 2013. Mr. Chen joined us in 2010 and held the positions of senior quality director, senior operations director and general manager of our PV modules business unit. Mr. Chen has approximately 10 years of experience in the automobile industry, extensive experience in quality management and production organization at multinational corporations and three years of experience in the PV industry. Prior to joining us, he worked at MGI COUTIER, a French automobile components manufacturer, where he was a quality director and production director, from June 2000 to June 2010. Mr. Chen received his bachelor’s degree from Wuhan University of Technology in 2000.

John Ding

Mr. John Ding is Vice President - Internal Control and Audit of ReneSola Ltd., since March 2011. Mr. Ding had previously served as our director of internal control and audit from 2009 to 2011. With nearly 20 years of work experience in finance, including more than ten years of management experience and over five years of internal control and audit experience, Mr. Ding has comprehensive knowledge of accounting, tax policies, credit control and physical asset management. Prior to joining us, Mr. Ding served as the director of internal audit and Sarbanes Oxley compliance for The9 Limited, a Nasdaq-listed company, from 2008 to 2009 and as financial manager at Dell (China) Co., Ltd. from 2001 to 2008. Mr. Ding received his bachelor’s degree in international economics and trade from Fudan University and his master’s degree in professional accounting from Xiamen University. He holds CIA and CCSA certificates.

Tony Hung

Mr. Tony Hung is Vice President - investor relations of Renesola Ltd., since May 2011. Mr. Hung has approximately 10 years of experience in finance with extensive investment banking and capital markets experience in both United States and China. Prior to joining us, Mr. Hung served as an associate at Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong where he was involved in a number of capital market transactions, some of which involving us, from 2005 to 2009. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Hung worked as an associate at Bastion Capital Corporation, LLC in Los Angeles, California from 2000 to 2002 and as an analyst in the investment banking technology group of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. from 1997 to 1999. He also served as a chief financial officer at Wowjoint Holdings Limited, a Nasdaq-listed company, from 2010 to 2011 and co-founded Ave3D Inc. in 1999. Mr. Hung received his bachelor’s degree from New York University in 1997 and his MBA from the University of California at Berkeley in 2005.

Yuncai Wu

Mr. Yuncai Wu is Director of ReneSola Ltd., since March 2005. He also served as our vice president from November 2007 to April 2010 and our chief operating officer from May 2006 to October 2007. Mr. Wu has been a director of Zhejiang Yuhuan Solar Energy Source Co., Ltd., or Zhejiang Yuhuan, since its inception in 2004. Mr. Wu worked in the Yuhuan County government in Zhejiang Province from 1999 to 2005, first as a section chief in Industrial and Economic Committee from 1999 to 2001 and then as a section chief in the Bureau of Economic and Trade from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Wu received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Zhejiang University in 1988.

Wee Seng Tan

Mr. Wee Seng Tan is Independent Director of ReneSola Ltd., since April 2009. Mr. Tan is also a non-executive director of Xtep International Holdings Limited, an independent non-executive director of Sa Sa International Holdings Limited, an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the remuneration committee of Biostime International Holdings Limited and an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the audit committee of CIFI Holdings (Group) Co. Ltd., all of which are listed on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange, an independent director and the chairman of the audit committee of 7 Days Group Holdings Limited, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and a director and the chairman of the finance committee of Beijing City International School, an academic institution in Beijing. Mr. Tan has over 30 years of experience in financial management, corporate finance, merger and acquisition, business management and strategy development. He has also held various management and senior management positions in a number of multinational corporations. From 2003 to 2008, he was an executive director, the chief financial officer and the company secretary of Li Ning Company Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange. From 1999 to 2002, he was the senior vice president of Reuters for China, Mongolia and North Korea regions, and the chief representative of Reuters in China. Prior to that, he served as the managing director of AFE Computer Services Limited, a Reuters subsidiary in Hong Kong mainly engaged in domestic equity and financial information services, a director of Infocast Pty Limited which was a Reuters subsidiary in Australia, and the regional finance manager of Reuters East Asia. Mr. Tan is a professional accountant and a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the United Kingdom, and the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.

Jing Wang

Mr. Jing Wang is Independent Director of ReneSola Ltd., since June 2006. Mr. Wang is also a member of the audit committee, compensation committee and corporate governance and nominating committee of our board of directors. Mr. Wang is currently the chief economist at Minsheng Bank. He is also an adviser to the United Nations Development Program. He currently serves as an independent director at Tianjin Binhai Energy & Development Co., Ltd., an energy company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in China, and at Tianjin Marine Shipping Co., Ltd., a shipping company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in China. From 2001 to 2003, he was the general manager of Tianjin Investment Company, which invests in the energy sector. From 1999 to 2001, he was a deputy director of the Securities and Futures Administrative Office of Tianjin. Mr. Wang received his bachelor’s degree in finance from the Tianjin University of Finance & Economics in 1982 and his master’s degree in international finance from the University of Paris in 1983.
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