JA Solar appoints Executive Chairman Baofang Jin as Chief Executive Officer

14. January 2013 | By:  JA Solar Holdings

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. today announced the appointment of Mr. Baofang Jin as chief executive officer, effective January 21, 2013. Mr. Jin will replace Dr. Peng Fang, whose three-year term of service will end on January 20, 2013.

Mr. Jin has been JA Solar's chairman since May 2005 and executive chairman of the Board of Directors since July 2009. Mr. Jin previously served as the Company's chief executive officer from August 2009 to January 2010.

"I am pleased to return to the role of chief executive officer and look forward to continuing to take JA Solar forward," said Mr. Baofang Jin. "I want to extend my gratitude to Dr. Fang for his extraordinary contribution to JA Solar over the past three years and wish him well in his future endeavors."