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Global firms that changed top execs after China biz hurdle

Updated: 2015-02-06 07:28
By Hao Yan (chinadaily.com.cn)

Global firms that changed top execs after China biz hurdle

Guo Qian speaks at a auto forum in Shanghai, April 19, 2013. [Photo/CFP]

Qoros Automotive Co

Chairman and CEO Guo Qian was promoted to deputy chairman of Chery Automotive Co in December last year.

The young global carmaker headquartered in China was founded in December 2007 as a joint venture between Chery Automotive Co and Israel Corporation.

Guo chaired the company for seven years while serving Chery Automotive as executive deputy general manager.

Chery Automotive's deputy general manager Chen Anning replaced Guo Qian as the Chairman of Qoros Auto.

In December 2014, Executive Director of Sales & Marketing Stefano Villanti was replaced by Sun Xiaodong, and Sun also took the general manager position in Qoros sales company.

In January this year, Phil Murtaugh joined Qoros as the new CEO.

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