Nov 5, 2012 - Chinese photovoltaic (PV) product maker LDK Solar Co Ltd (NYSE:LDK) said Monday it had appointed Xingxue Tong as chief executive officer replacing Xiaofeng Peng with immediate effect.
Tong is currently LDK Solar’s president and chief operating officer and sits on the company’s board. Peng will remains chairman of the board.
Prior to joining LDK Solar in 2007, Tong held the position of general manager for business development in southeastern Asia at US photovoltaic (PV) equipment maker GT Solar International Inc, now GT Advanced Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:GTAT). He has 15 years of leadership experience in the solar industry.
Tong’s appointment was part of a wider management reshuffle that saw Ceng Wang, Shian Wu, Zhibin Liu, Hongjiang Yao and Xuezhi Liu being appointed as members of the company’s board of directors.