Suntech appoints new CEO

Suntech’s new ceo David King
International PV manufacturer Suntech has announced the appointment of David King as its chief executive officer. Dr Zhengrong Shi will serve as executive chairman of the board and chief strategy officer.

Dr Shi said: “The solar industry is at a critical juncture and is facing both significant challenges and exciting opportunities. At this time, I believe it’s important to devote more of my time to guiding the strategic direction of the company, building relationships with key partners, and driving the ongoing development of Suntech’s leading solar technology.”

David King added: “I am honoured to accept this new assignment and would like to thank Dr Shi and other board members for giving me this opportunity. I look forward to working with Dr Shi to address the near term challenges, while continuing to drive growth and cement Suntech’s leadership position.”