Asian Investment Conference 2022
President, CSI Solar (Canadian Solar)
Yan Zhuang is President of Canadian Solar’s Module and System Solutions subsidiary, CSI Solar. He is also a board member of Canadian Solar. After joining Canadian Solar as an independent director in 2007, Mr Zhuang joined the company’s management team in 2009. He has served in various leadership roles, most recently as acting CEO, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, and Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. Mr Zhuang has been instrumental in Canadian Solar’s international expansion, personally building up the company’s global brand, sales teams, business development channels and support operations.
Prior to joining Canadian Solar, Mr Zhuang had over 20 years of experience running his own business start-ups, as well as serving in several leadership roles in business development and strategy, corporate branding, sales and marketing in multinational companies. His previous roles include Asia Pacific Regional Director of Marketing Planning at Motorola and Regional Head of Asia at Hands-on Mobile, a global media and entertainment company.
Mr Zhuang holds two Master of Science degrees in Applied Statistics from the University of Alberta and in Marketing Management from the University of Guelph.