CHANGZHOU, China, March 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 新浪新闻Trina Solar Limited ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products founded in 1997, announced today the appointment of Mr. Sean Tzou as Trina Solar's Chief Operating Officer.
At this position, Mr. Tzou will report directly to Mr. Jifan Gao, Trina Solar's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and will be in charge of the company's overall operations. Mr. Tzou brings to Trina Solar more than twenty years of experience in product development, strategic planning, supply chain management and operations management both in China and the US. Prior to joining Trina Solar, Mr. Tzou spent twenty years with Solectron Corporation, a leading Electronic Manufacturing Services company headquartered in the U.S., most recently as Corporate Vice President in charge of Asia-Pacific Services. Over the years Mr. Tzou has proven himself to be a leader and a model of achievement through his hard work and dedication.
"We are extremely delighted to have Sean Tzou join Trina Solar'AAAAecutive team, as we continue to strengthen our management team to support the needs of our rapidly growing business. HiAAAAtensive experience and track record of success working with a leading public company in both the US and China in various roles within the areas of strategic planning and operations management, make him a valuable addition to our team," remarked Mr. Jifan Gao, Trina Solar's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
"As a new public listed company in the US, Trina Solar is entering a very exciting phase of its development," remarked Mr. Tzou. "I look forward to adding my operations management and strategic planning expertise to help Trina Solar develop to its full potential and become a global leader in the solar PV industry," Mr. Tzou said of his appointment.
Trina Solar is a recognized solar PV products manufacturer led by a deeply experienced management team comprised of professionals from more than 6 different countries, who share a common vision: to expand the global solar PV energy market and make solar energy cost-competitive with other traditional energy sources. Currently Trina Solar is one of the few solar PV product manufacturers who have a fully integrated business model, starting from the manufacturing of monocrystalline ingots, through the production of wafers and cells for final assembly into solar PV modules. This integrated value chain approach helps Trina Solar implement continuous quality controls in every step of the production process to ensure the delivery of high quality products to its end customers.
About Trina Solar LimiteAAAAAAA> Trina Solar is a well recognized manufacturer of high quality monocrystalline modules and has a long history as a solar PV pioneer since it was founded in 1997 as a system installation company in China. Trina Solar is currently one of the few PV manufactures that has developed a vertically integrated business model from the production of monocrystalline ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of high quality modules. This integrated value chain helps to ensure that high quality products can be delivered to its end customers around the globe, including a number of European countries, such as Germany, Spain and Italy. The company's solar modules provide reliable and environmentally-friendly electric power for residential, commercial, industrial and other applications worldwide. Trina Solar successfully completed its initial public offering in the New York Stock Exchange in December 2006 and its ADSs are traded under the ticker symbol TSL. For further information, please visit the company's website at http://www.trinasolar.com .
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