Chairman, General Manager
Mr. Jifan Gao, Chairman and General Manager of Trina Solar, founded the company in 1997. He now serves as a member of the standing committee of China National Democratic Construction Association, a member of the Standing Committee of Jiangsu Provincial Political Consultative Conference, Chairman of China Photovoltaic Industry Association, Vice Chairman of China Energy Internet Alliance, and co-Chairman of Global Solar Council. He is also a founding member of the Private Sector Advisory Board for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Gao received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Nanjing University and his master’s degree in physical chemistry from Jilin University.
Deputy General Manager
Mr. Bo Cao joined Trina Solar in June 2020. He is a veteran of the PV industry with extensive and fruitful experience in manufacturing, products, supply chain, sales, and operations management. Before joining Trina Solar, he served as Vice President of JA Solar, President of Jinzhai Geri New Energy Technology, and Vice President of Beijing Enterprises Clean Energy Group.
Deputy General Manager
Mr. Jiqing Gao joined Trina Solar in 1997 as one of its co-founders. He served as Production Manager, Technical Quality Manager, Head of R&D department, Technical Director, Vice President of project (capacity) expansion, Vice President of system division, and Head of system division in China.
President of International System Business Unit
Mr. You Hongming joined Trina Solar as President of the International System Business Unit in January 2016. Prior to this, he served several well-known multinational companies and China state-owned enterprises, such as Shanghai Aerospace Automobile Electromechanical Co. Ltd., SAES Group of America and MW Zander of Germany.
Gonzalo de la Viña
Head of MBU Europe
Mr Gonzalo de la Viña joined Trina Solar in 2015. He is a seasoned sales expert with experience in developing strategies for different markets, leading sales teams and supporting key projects. His career includes several management positions with leading solar and renewable companies including the position of Managing Director DACH & Eastern Europe at REC Solar, where he was responsible for setting up and developing the German entity. Mr de la Viña also worked as an independent consultant and holds a university degree in Business Administration (BA) as well as an MBA.