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Solarfun appoints Andreas Liebheit as VP and Managing Director, EMEA

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Shanghai, China - December 15, 2009, Shanghai, China - Solarfun Power Holdings Co., a manufacturer of silicon ingots and photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, announced the appointment of Andreas Liebheit as vice president and managing director of Solarfun, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective January 1, 2010.



Mr. Liebheit joins Solarfun from Solon SE where he was head of Business Unit Solar Modules, primarily in charge of sales, product development and supply chain management for the past three years. Prior to that, Mr. Liebheit worked in various positions for Infineon AG. His final position in 2006 with Infineon AG was vice president of Sales and Business Development Security Products, where he was responsible for worldwide project development and application marketing for this division.

From 2000 to 2002, he served as head of strategy for five business units of Infineon AG where he was responsible for shaping a new security IC business setup by restructuring existing businesses and acquiring and integrating promising start-ups. From 1996 to 2000, he held various positions in international business development divisions of Infineon AG, including in Tokyo, Japan and Munich, Germany.

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