Mr. Peng founded LDK Solar in July 2005. Prior to LDK Solar, Mr. Peng founded Suzhou Liuxin in March 1997 and was its Chief Executive Officer until February 2006. Suzhou Liuxin is a leading manufacturer of personal protective equipment in Asia. Mr. Peng graduated from Jiangxi Foreign Trade School in 1993 with a diploma in International Business and from Beijing University Guanghua School of Management with an Executive MBA degree in 2002.
Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Tong joined LDK Solar in January 2007. Mr. Tong has over 10 years of experience in managing operations of companies in the solar industry. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Tong served as General Manager for south-east Asia business development with GT Solar since 2004. He was the Executive President of Commerce of CSI in 2004 and Vice General Manager of an affiliate of Tianwei Yingli from 1999 to 2004. Mr. Tong received a diploma in Industrial Economic Management from Renmin University of China in 1988 and a diploma in English from Hebei University in 1998.
Secretary of the Board, Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Lai joined LDK Solar in August 2006. Mr. Lai has over 20 years of experience in finance, strategic planning and corporate management. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Lai served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Silicon Storage Technology, Inc. He was the Vice President of Finance and Administration and the Chief Financial Officer of Aplus Flash Technology Inc. in San Jose, California from 2000 to 2003. He served as Vice President of Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and General Manager of Wirex Corporation, Inc. in Portland, Oregon, from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Lai graduated from Tamkang University with a bachelor degree in Business Administration in 1976, from Chinese Culture University with an MBA degree in 1978 and from San Jose State University with an MBA degree in 1982.
Senior Vice President, Finance
Mr. Yao joined our company in February 2006. Previously, Mr. Yao held multiple positions in finance and accounting at various companies in China. Mr. Yao received a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Anhui University of Accounting in 1993 and an MBA from China Southeast University in 2003. Mr. Yao is a Certified Public Accountant in China.
Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Wan joined our company in February 2007. Dr. Wan has over 15 years of experience in research and development in silicon and materials engineering. Prior to joining our company, Dr. Wan was a Research and Development Manager at GT Solar in New Hampshire, USA from October 2005 to February 2007 in charge of DSS furnace research and development. Prior to that, he was a Research Associate of the Saint-Gobain Northboro R&D Center in Massachusetts from January 2005 to October 2005. From April 2000 to January 2005, he was a Senior Applications Engineer at GT Solar in New Hampshire responsible for design and development of crystal growth furnaces. Dr. Wan received a Bachelor of Science degree in materials engineering from University of Science & Technology of China in 1986, a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Science & Technology of China in 1989 and a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from Aachen University of Technology, Germany in 1997.
Board of Directors
For detailed biographies of our Board of Directors, please visit the INVESTORS page of our website.