Chief Commercial Officer and Sr. VPMr. Yan Zhuang is Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of Canadian Solar Inc. He also served as our senior vice president of global sales and marketing since July 2011, and prior to that as our vice president of global sales and marketing since June 2009. He was an independent director of our company from September 2007 to June 2009. Mr. Zhuang has worked in corporate branding, sales and marketing positions with, or provided consulting services to, a variety of multinational companies for over 15 years. In 2008, he founded and became a director of INS Research and Consulting. Mr. Zhuang was the head of Asia for Handson Mobile, Inc., a global media and entertainment company with operations in China, South Korea and India, from 2006 to 2007. He previously served as our senior vice president of business operations and marketing in Asia. Before joining Handson Mobile, Inc., he held various marketing and business operation positions with Motorola Inc., including as its Asia Pacific regional director of marketing planning and consumer insight. Prior to that, he was a marketing consultant in Canada and China
Age: 50 SVP Since 2012Zhuang holds a bachelor degree in electrical engineering from Northern Jiaotong University, China, a MS degree in applied statistics from the University of Alberta, Canada and a MS degree in marketing management from the University of Guelph, Canada.