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JA Solar announces changes to its board of directors

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Shanghai, China - October 19, 2009, Shanghai, China - JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of high-performance solar products, announced the appointment of Yuwen Zhao as an independent member of its board of directors, effective immediately.

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Mr. Zhao has extensive experience in the study of high efficiency solar cell and solar energy materials. He is a well-known international solar industry expert, currently serving as vice chairman of the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association and is a director of international solar energy industry associations such as PVSEC and WCPEC. Since 1978, Mr. Zhao has been vice chairman, chief engineer, director of academy committee and chief scientist of Beijing Solar Energy Institute.

Mr. Zhao is also a member of the editorial board of Solar Energy Journal. Prior to his engagement at Beijing Solar Energy Institute, Mr. Zhao was a researcher in the Institute of Mechanics in the Chinese Academy of Sciences and 501 Institute of Ministry of Aerospace Industry. He is also the founder of Chinese National New Energy Engineering Research Center. Mr. Zhao graduated from Tianjin University in 1964 and studied in Germany in 1990 and 1991.


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