SHANGHAI, June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) (“Daqo New Energy,” the “Company” or “we”), a leading manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon for the global solar PV industry, today announced the appointments of Mr. Xiang Xu as the Vice Chairman of the board of directors and Mr. Fei Ge as a new director of the Company, effective on June 8, 2022.
Mr. Xiang Xu has been serving as a director of the Company since its initial public offering and he is also the chair of the corporate governance and nominating committee of the Company.
Mr. Fei Ge is the Executive President of Daqo Group and is responsible for technology innovation and digitalized manufacturing. Mr. Ge served as a director of the Company from its initial public offering until February 2013. Mr. Ge holds an MBA degree from Nanjing University.
Mr. Guangfu Xu, Daqo New Energy ‘s Chairman commented, “We are pleased to announce the new role of Mr. Xiang Xu as the Vice Chairman and wish that he will contribute more to the Company’s strategy planning. We also welcome Mr. Ge back to our board. His extensive experience and professional expertise in technology innovation and digitalized manufacturing will add great value to the Company’s future growth.”
About Daqo New Energy Corp.
Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) (“Daqo” or the “Company”) is a leading manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon for the global solar PV industry. Founded in 2007, the Company manufactures and sells high-purity polysilicon to photovoltaic product manufacturers, who further process the polysilicon into ingots, wafers, cells and modules for solar power solutions. The Company has a total polysilicon nameplate capacity of 105,000 metric tons and is one of the world’s lowest cost producers of high-purity polysilicon.
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