BAODING, China and MADRID, Spain, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli" or "Yingli Solar"), one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers, today announced that it has completed the restructure of sales network in Europe and relocated its European headquarters in Madrid, Spain.
The purpose of the restructure is to centralize all operations of Europe, through a full integrated operations and strategic business activities on a pan-European level, across core key markets, thanks to a qualified team with a success track record within the group in the last decade.
Mr. Fernando Calisalvo, who has a Degree of Master of Arts in Management, has been appointed as Managing Director of Yingli Green Energy Europe S.L.U. ("Yingli Europe", the former Yingli Green Energy Spain S.L.U.). He has more than 13 years' experience in the PV Industry and 11 years at Yingli with an accumulated sales volume above 2GW within his achievements in Africa, Europe and Latin America.
"The restructure of Yingli Europe will leave us a more centralized sales network in Europe. It will improve our operational efficiency and cost effectiveness in Europe," commented Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli. "We believe that, as a veteran in Yingli and PV industry, Mr. Fernando can help us to better serve customers in Europe and other overseas markets due to his proven track record and achievements."
"The new structure will aloud to adapt our teams faster and efficiently to the new market conditions. I am enthusiastic and confident on the bright future of the growing PV demand's trend and the good positioning of Yingli due to our high quality and reliable products recognized worldwide", said Mr. Fernando Calisalvo, the Managing Director of Yingli Europe.
About Yingli Green Energy
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE), known as "Yingli Solar," is one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers. Yingli Green Energy's manufacturing covers the photovoltaic value chain from ingot casting and wafering through solar cell production and solar PV module assembly. Headquartered in Baoding, China, Yingli Green Energy has more than 20 regional subsidiaries and branch offices and has distributed more than 18 GW solar PV modules to customers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.yinglisolar.com and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Weibo.
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