HQ Executive Management Team
Mr. Xianshou Li is our founder and has been a director and our chief executive officer 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.
Ms. Maggie Ma has been our chief financial officer since October 2015. Previously she was our vice president of financial control. Ms. Ma joined us in February 2011 as our director of internal control. Ms. Ma has more than 17 years of experience in finance and internal control areas, including over 10 years of management experience. Prior to joining us, Ms. Ma held positions in the finance and internal control departments in OSI Group, a global leading company of food processing as Asia Pacific finance manager from 2005 to 2011 and in Dell (China) from 1998 to 2004. She holds CICPA certification and received a bachelor’s degree in international accounting from Xiamen University in 1996.
Mr. Kevin Chen has been our president of the Americas Region 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, and 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.