Listed below is the senior management team at Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) . To view members of the Board of Directors and various committees, please visit our Corporate Governance section.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Longgen Zhang is our chief executive officer. He has strong expertise across the global solar industry and financial markets. From 2008 to 2014, Mr. Zhang served as the chief financial officer of Jinko Solar (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar industry that distributes solar products and sells solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial, and residential customers. Prior to that, Mr. Zhang served as a director and the chief financial officer of Xinyuan Real Estate (NYSE: XIN), from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Zhang served as the chief financial officer at Crystal Window and Door Systems, Ltd. in New York from 2002 to 2006. Currently, Mr. Zhang serves as a director of Jinko Solar and ZZ Capital International Limited (HKSE: 08295). Mr. Zhang received master’s degrees in professional accounting and in business administration from West Texas A&M University and a bachelor’s degree in economic management from Nanjing University in China. Mr. Zhang is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ming Yang is our chief financial officer. He joined us, as our chief financial officer in July 2015. Mr. Yang has significant breadth of experience in corporate finance, capital markets, business development and corporate strategy. Most recently, Mr. Yang was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he specialized in the cleantech and solar sectors. His work focused on such areas as corporate strategy, market strategy, performance management, risk management and growth initiatives. Prior to that, he was vice president of business development and corporate communications at JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of solar products based in China, where he was responsible for corporate strategy, business development, strategic partnerships and investor relations. Prior to JA Solar, Mr. Yang was an analyst covering the renewable energy sector at Coatue Management, a multi-billion dollar hedge fund based in New York. Before that, he was vice president and senior China analyst at Piper Jaffray based in New York and Shanghai, where he was a core member of the global cleantech team and covered the solar energy and semiconductor materials sectors. Mr. Yang holds an MBA degree from Cornell University with concentration in finance and strategy. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Chief Operations Officer
First joining the Company in 2007, Mr. Qiangmin Zhou served as the General Manager of the polysilicon business group, the Company’s Chief Operations Officer, and then as the Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Mr. Zhou has over 25 years of experience in chemical and materials industry with extensive experience in polysilicon technology and production. Mr. Zhou holds a bachelor’s degree from Tianjin University of Science and Technology and an MBA degree from Chongqing University.
Chief Technology Officer
First joining the Company in 2007, Mr. Xiyu Wang worked in several technology and process departments in our Chognqing and Xinjiang facilities, and served as the Deputy General Manager of Xinjiang Daqo New Energy prior to his appointment. Mr. Wang holds a master’s degree from Beijing University of Chemical Technology.
Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Shihua Su is our Chief Marketing Officer. He was formerly the general manager of the Company's Xinjiang polysilicon manufacturing facilities, and prior to that the Company’s financial controller. He has great knowledge of the company’s operations, and solid expertise on finance and accounting.