January 21 (Renewables Now) JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd (NYSE:JKS) has appointed its senior executive Hao Jin to the position of chief technology officer (CTO).
Jin’s appointment is effective immediately, the Chinese solar modules maker said Monday.
Before stepping in as new CTO, Jin had been JinkoSolar’s vice president of research and development (R&D) since 2015 and chief scientist from 2012 to 2015.
He forged his career in China’s Lightway Solar and Trina Solar Co Ltd, serving as vice president of R&D and chief scientist, respectively, before arriving in JinkoSolar.
Jin was also a research fellow at the Canberra-based Australian National University where he earned his PhD in Engineering. He received his bachelor’s degree in thermal energy and power engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing.