Mr. Guo Hong Xin
Mr. Guo founded Sunpower in 1997 and is responsible for the overall management and strategic plan for the development of the Group as Executive Director and Chairman of the Board. He was last re-elected on 27 April 2016. Before he founded Sunpower, Mr. Guo was a Lab Director in Heat Pipe Research Centre of Nanjing Chemical Institute and served as Director and Deputy General Manager in Shengnuo Group which was held by Nanjing Tech University from 1993 to 1997. Mr. Guo was Vice Dean of Heat Pipe Technology Development Institute of Nanjing Tech University as well as a Deputy Director of National Science and Technology Ministry Heat Pipe Technology Promotion Centre between 1995 and 1997. In 2015, Mr. Guo was appointed as independent non-executive director of Genscript Biotech Corporation, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. In addition, Mr. Guo was engaged as a part-time instructor of MBA Education Center of Nanjing University and an industry professor of Nanjing Tech University, respectively and was appointed as Tsinghua University EMBA Alumni Entrepreneur Mentor in 2017.
Mr. Guo received a number of awards and honors over the past decades. He was awarded prizes in technological progress by Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China ("PRC") in 1994, National Federation of Industry & Commerce and Jiangsu Province in 2009, and China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation in 2010. Mr. Guo was recognized as Great Contributor to Nanjing Science and Technology in 2006 and was awarded the special government allowance by the State Council of the PRC in 2012 for his outstanding contributions. In 2015, Mr. Guo was recognised as scientific and technological innovation and entrepreneurial talent (known as "Ten Thousand Talents Plan") by Ministry of Science and Technology of the PRC. He was appointed the Team Leader of the National Standardization Technical Committee for heat pipes in 2008. Mr. Guo was awarded Jiangsu Top 10 Outstanding Entrepreneurs and Innovative Entrepreneurial talents, elected as the expert of "333 High Level Talents Training Programme" and engaged as the first batch of industry professor in Jiangsu Province in 2011. In addition, Mr. Guo was honored as Top Expert of Nanjing and engaged as Vice Mayor of science and technology by the government of Changi city, Shandong province in 2017.
Mr. Guo obtained his bachelor's degree in 1983 and obtained Ph.D in Geotechnical Engineering from Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2010. In 2014, he obtained his EMBA from in Tsinghua University.
Mr. Ma Ming
Mr. Ma serves Sunpower as an Executive Director since 2004 and was last re-elected on 29 April 2015. Mr. Ma is responsible for the management of the financial affairs and external investment of the Group. Mr. Ma initially worked for Sunpower Petrochemical as a Deputy General Manager until he joined the Group in 2004. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Ma was entrusted by the Executive Chairman to perform, on his behalf, all the responsibilities as General Manager of Jiangsu Sunpower Technology Co., Ltd., and Jiangsu Sunpower Machinery Manufacture Co., Ltd. And he was formally appointed as General Manager of the two companies from 2010 to 2015. Between 2014 and 2015, he was also the General Manager of Sunpower Technology (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. Before Mr. Ma joined Sunpower, he was an engineer in Nanjing Chemical Industrial Company from 1983 to 1992 and then he joined Hainan Lida Industrial as a Manager. Mr. Ma graduated from Nanjing Chemical Engineering Senior College in 1983 and obtained his Master degree in Engineering Management from the University of Shanghai for Science and M Technology in 2007.
Mr. Jiang Ning
Mr. Jiang was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director in February 2005 and was last re-elected on 26 April 2017. He was appointed as Lead Independent Director of the Group in February 2014. Since 1992, Mr. Jiang has held various positions including lecturer, associate professor and professor; Vice Dean of Yangtze Delta Economic Social Development Research Centre, and Dean of Investment and Finance Research Centre in Nanjing University. Mr. Jiang also serves as an independent director in Jiangsu Broadcasting Cable Information Network Corporation Limited, Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and Jiangsu Phoenix Property Investment Company Limited. Mr. Jiang graduated from Anhui Normal University in 1982 and received his Master of Economics in 1992 from Nanjing University.
Mr. Lau Ping Sum Pearce
Mr. Lau has been an Independent Non-Executive Director since February 2005 and was last re-elected on 27 April 2016. Mr. Lau was a Member of Parliament for Yio Chu Kang Constituency from 1980 to 1991 and a Member of Parliament for Ang Mo Kio Group Representation Constituency from 1991 to 1996. He served as a Director of Ang Mo Kio Community Hospital from 1993 to 1999 and Chairman of the Medifund Committee of the hospital from 2001 to 2005. He was Head of Computer Services in a statutory board and two local banks from 1973 to 1996. He was the General Manager of NTUC Link Pte Ltd between 1997 and 2000 and was the Executive Director of People's Action Party/PAP Community Foundation from 2001 to 2012. He is currently an Independent Director of two other listed companies in Singapore and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. In addition, he is a member of the Programme Advisory Committee for BA Translation and Interpretation and an examiner for Certification Examination for Professional Interpreters, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Singapore University of Social Sciences. Mr. Lau graduated from the Australian National University with a Degree in Economics and also holds a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Singapore.
Mr. Chin Sek Peng
Mr. Chin was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director in February 2005 and was last re-elected on 26 April 2017. Mr. Chin is the co-founding Director of PKF-CAP Advisory Partners Pte Ltd. He is also the Managing Partner responsible for running, managing and growing the professional services of PKF Singapore entities including PKF-CAP LLP, a firm of chartered accountants in Singapore.
Mr. Chin started his accountancy and audit training in Casson Beckman in 1980. He joined legacy Price Waterhouse and worked in UK, Europe and Singapore from 1983 to 1994. In 1994, Mr. Chin joined the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants ("ISCA") as the first Practice Review Director. Mr. Chin joined legacy Arthur Andersen as a partner in its Assurance and Business Advisory Division in 1999 and in 2002 he left the firm to set up his own audit and consultancy practices with another partner. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Accounting and Finance from Lancaster University in the United Kingdom and is a Fellow (practising) Chartered Accountant of Singapore and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Mr. Chin also serves as Independent Director mainly in the capacity as Audit Committee Chairman to three other companies listed on the Singapore Exchange and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors of Singapore and a council member of ISCA. He is also the Chairman of the Public Accounting Practice Committee of ISCA and Senior QA Advisor for the Quality Assurance Review Programme of ISCA.
Mr. Yang Zheng
Mr. Yang was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director in November 2017. He is a PRC Certified Public Accountant (CPA), senior member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CICPA), member of Accounting Society of China (ASC), and member of National Audit Information and Standardization Technical Committee. Mr. Yang was accounting teacher of Nanjing Audit University since 1987. He also was the dean of School of Accounting of Nanjing Audit University and Part-time Professor in Curtin University of Australia. He was Vice-president of Xi'an Eurasia University from 2014. Mr. Yang also serves as an independent director in the following companies: Jiangsu Kanion Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Changzhou Architectural Research Institute Group Co., Ltd., and Shanghai Simgui Technology Co., Ltd. Mr. Yang graduated with a Bachelor degree in Economics from Anhui University in 1982. He studied as a visiting scholar in Nanjing University in 1995.
Mr. Li Lei
Mr. Li was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in March 2017 and was last re-elected on 26 April 2017. He worked in McKinsey & Company Beijing Office as an Analyst from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Li was Vice President of Beijing Dinghui Venture Investment Advisory Co., Ltd., from 2007 to 2011 and Executive Director of Dinghui Equity Investment Management (Tianjin) Co., Ltd., from 2011 to 2015. Mr. Li serves as the Managing Director of CDH Investments Management (Hong Kong) Limited since January 2016. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Sundiro Holding Co., Ltd., listed in on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Mr. Li holds two Bachelor Degrees in law and economics, and a Master Degree in law.
Mr. Liu Hai Feng David
Mr. Liu was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in November 2017. He is chairman of DCP Capital. Before he founded DCP, Mr. Liu was Partner of KKR, Cohead of KKR Asia Private Equity and CEO of KKR Greater China. Mr. Liu served as a member of KKR's Asian Private Equity Investment Committee, Asian Portfolio Management Committee and China Growth Fund Investment Committee.
Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Liu was Managing Director and Co-head of Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia. Mr. Liu has established one of the leading investment track records in Greater China over the past 25 years. Mr. Liu is an Advisory Director of Private Equity Investment Fund Committee of Asset Management Association of China (AMAC), and Chairman of China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA). Mr. Liu graduated from Columbia University as Class Salutatorian with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society and a winner of the Edwin Howard Armstrong Memorial Award for the top electrical engineering student at Columbia University.