JA Solar Holdings Co., LTD (ticker: JASO, exchange: NASDAQ Global Market (.O))
News Release -
JA Solar Holdings Co. Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
Former CFO to become Chief Strategy Officer
SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JA Solar Holdings Co.,
Ltd., (Nasdaq: JASO), a manufacturer of high-performance solar products, today
announced the appointment of Ms. Anthea Chung as the company's new chief
financial officer. She replaces Daniel Lui, who will become the company's new
chief strategy officer, responsible for pursuing strategic business
Ms. Chung has more than 16 years of financial management experience at
public and private companies, including most recently the chief financial
officer position at Solar Enertech Corp., a public company that manufactures
solar cells and solar modules in Shanghai and Menlo Park, Calif. There she had
full responsibility for finance, investor relations and legal activities. She
was also vice president and corporate controller at RAE Systems in San Jose,
Calif. for three years prior to being CFO at Enertech. At RAE Systems, which
manufacturers and sells gas detection equipment, she was responsible for all
financial statements and SEC filings, and directed the company's finance teams
in the United States and in eight international locations.
She has also been corporate controller at TLZ Inc. in Mountain View,
Calif., a maker of laser measurement tools. She began her career as an
auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she rose from associate to audit
manager in her eight years there.
Ms. Chung earned her bachelor of science degree in accounting at Indiana
University, and is a certified public accountant in California.
"We are very pleased to have Anthea join the JA Solar team, and look
forward to her contributions as we move into our next phase of growth," said
Samuel Yang, chief executive officer. "We are also pleased to have Daniel
assume responsibility for developing new growth strategies and partnerships,
as we expand our global presence. We continue to strengthen our management
team in order to provide increasing value to our shareholders," he said.
About JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.
Formerly based in Hebei, China, and now in Shanghai, China, JA Solar
Holdings Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of high-performance
solar cells. The company sells its products to solar manufacturers worldwide,
who assemble and integrate solar cells into modules and systems that convert
sunlight into electricity for residential, commercial and utility-scale power
generation. For more information, please visit http://www.jasolar.com.
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