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The following section provides information on Canadian Solar Inc’s senior management, executives, CEO and key decision makers and their roles in the organization. For more insight into Canadian Solar Inc's management and employees, unlock the full data with our company analytics monitoring tool.


Shawn (Xiaohua) Qu

President; Chairman; Chief Executive Officer Executive Board Since: 2001 Age: 58

Mr. Shawn (Xiaohua) Qu has been the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar since 2001. Prior to this, he held various positions in product engineering, business development and strategic planning at ATS Automation Tooling Systems and its subsidiary, Photowatt International SA. Mr. Qu served as a research scientist at Ontario Power Generation and Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University.

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Huifeng Chang

Chief Financial Officer; Senior Vice President; Director Executive Board Since: 2020 Age: 56

Mr. Huifeng Chang has been the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of the company since 2020. He has 17 years of experience in capital markets, financial investment and risk management. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Chang served as the Co-Head of Sales & Trading at the US subsidiary of China International Capital Corporation from 2010 to 2015; Chief Executive Officer of CSOP Asset Management Limited from 2008 to 2010; Vice President of and an equity proprietary trader at Citigroup Equity Proprietary Investments from 2000 to 2008; and worked at Kamakura Corporation in Hawaii as a Risk Consultant to banks in Asia.

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Jianyi Zhang

General Counsel; Senior Vice President; Chief Compliance Officer Senior Management Since: 2016 Age: 64

Mr. Jianyi Zhang has been the Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President of Canadian Solar since 2016. Prior to this, he served as a Senior Advisor at various Chinese law firms including Jingtian & Gongcheng Law Firm, East Associates Law Firm, Runbo Law Firm, and East & Concord Partners; Senior Assistant General Counsel at Walmart Stores; and partner of Troutman Sanders LLP.

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Yan Zhuang

President - CSI Solar; Director Executive Board Since: 2020 Age: 58

Guangchun Zhang

Senior Vice President - Operations and Technology, CSI Solar Senior Management Since: 2020
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