Hanwha Q CELLS Co. Ltd. one of the world’s largest photovoltaic manufacturers of high-quality, high-efficiency solar modules, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Daniel JW Jeong as new Global Chief Technology Officer (“CTO”), who has been the Company’s global Head of R&D since January of 2015.
The Chairman and CEO of Hanwha Q CELLS, Mr. Seong Woo Nam, said: “We’re very excited to have Dr. Daniel Jeong as our new CTO, who has demonstrated an outstanding leadership in integrating our global R&D teams located in Germany, Malaysia, Korea and China following the merger between former Hanwha Q CELLS and Hanwha SolarOne in early 2015. Dr. Jeong is a renowned authority in crystalline silicon photovoltaics technology development and an ideal person to further strengthen our technology leadership in solar industry.”
Dr. Jeong, who will assume the currently vacant position of CTO with immediate effect, had previously held a number of leading management positions in the field of solar R&D with vast experience in solar technology innovation and commercialization before joining Hanwha. He started his career as a semiconductor engineer at Samsung Electronics and he also held numerous R&D leadership positions at LG Group for ten years and was instrumental for LG’s move into solar industry. He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and has published more than 50 technical papers in journals and conference proceedings.