Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Baofang Jin is the executive chairman and chairman of JA Solar; he has been the chairman of the board of directors since May 2005.
Mr. Jin has also been the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Jinglong Group since 2003.
Mr. Jin currently serves as vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference of Ningjin County, vice president of Hebei Chamber of Commerce, vice chairman of Hebei Association of Entrepreneurs, executive chairman of Hebei Information Industry Association, chairman of Electronic Information Materials Sub-Association of Hebei Information Industry and Informatization Association, etc..
Mr. Jin has served in several positions during his career, including director of executive office of Ningjin County Agricultural Equipment Bureau, manager of Ningjin County Agricultural Equipment Supply Company, director general and secretary of the Party committee of Ningjin County Bureau of Power, secretary of the Party committee of Ningjin County Power Supply Company as well as other posts.
Mr. Jin was awarded National Model Worker, Model Worker of Hebei Province, National "Wuyi" Work Medal, Outstanding Entrepreneur of Hebei Province, etc., and was the deputy to the 10th and 11th National People's Congress.
Mr. Jin holds an associate's degree from Hebei Broadcast and Television University in China.
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Shan was appointed Chief Technology Officer in March, 2015.
Dr. Shan has led JA Solar's R&D effort since 2008. He has more than three decades of experience in both academic research and industrial development of a variety of important semiconductor materials and their application to optoelectronic and photovoltaic devices. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, conference papers and book chapters.
Dr. Shan has been granted 8 patents, four in the US and four in China.