New US head of LDK Solar
Photovoltaic manufacturer LDK Solar has appointed Ron Kenedi as president of Solar Tech US, a subsidiary dedicated to sales in the North American market.
Kenedi has worked in the industry for 28 years and joins LDK from Sharp's solar division where he led the company's US photovoltaics business. He has also worked as vice president of sales and marketing for Kyocera Solar and Photocomm.
Xiaofeng Peng, CEO of LDK, said: "I am delighted to welcome Kenedi to LDK Solar's management team. We believe [Kenedi's] extensive solar industry experience will be a tremendous asset to LDK Solar as we expand our operations within North America."
The company also made several promotions within the management team; Yonggang Shao was promoted to executive vice president of corporate strategy, Yuepeng Wan was promoted to senior vice president of research and development, Ling Lin was promoted to vice president of human resources, Qiqiang Yao was promoted to senior vice president of finance and Bing Zhu was appointed as CFO of LDK silicon & chemical technology.