Management
Highpower International Inc. was founded in 2001 as a clean energy group dedicated to research and development, production and sales of rechargeable Ni-MH / Lithium batteries, power source and energy storage systems. In June 2008, Highpower was listed on NASDAQ.

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Management

George Pan – Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Dangyu Pan

  • George Pan founded Highpower in May 2001 and has served as General Manager, CEO and Chairman of the board.
  • George Pan was elected as Deputy to the People’s Congress of Longgang District, Shenzhen in March 2013.
  • George Pan was elected as Deputy to the People’s Congress of Shenzhen in May 2015.
  • Before founding Highpower, George Pan served as a Sales Representative at Guangzhou aluminum companies and was Deputy General Manager for Nanhai Shida Battery Co. Ltd.
  • George Pan received a bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Central South University in 1990.

Sunny Pan – Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary 

  • Sunny Pan has served as the Chief Financial Officer (the "CFO") and corporate secretary since February 2017.
  • Sunny Pan served as the Company's Interim Chief Financial Officer and corporate secretary since August 2016.
  • Sunny Pan joined Highpower International in January 2015 and served as Finance Controller of Highpower International, and served as the General Manager of Huizhou Highpower Technology Co. Ltd., the company's subsidiary from January 2016 to September 2017. 
  • Before joining Highpower International, he held positions with subsidiaries of Philips in China.  From December 2013 to December 2014, Sunny Pan was Finance Controller and a director at Philips Luminaire Manufacturing (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.  and Finance Controller, director and legal representative at Philips Luminaire Manufacturing (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. 
  • From January 2011 to December 2013, he was Finance Controller at Philips Domestic Appliance & Personal Care Co., Ltd., Zhuhai.  
  • Sunny Pan has ACCA (UK) and CICPA (China) qualifications, and has extensive experience in IFRS / China GAAP / US GAAP and holds a MBA from New York Institution of Technology.  

Leo Liao – President of Research Institute

  • Leo Liao has served as General Manager of Huizhou Highpower since October 2017.
  • Leo Liao has served as the president of Research Institute since June 2017.
  • Leo Liao served as the General Manager of Shenzhen Highpower Technology Co. Ltd., the company's subsidiary from January 2016 to October 2017.
  • Before this, Leo Liao served as an engineer, R&D manager, Chief Engineer and Deputy General Manager of Shenzhen Highpower Technology Co. Ltd., since he joined Highpower International in 2003.
  • Leo Liao received a bachelor’s degree in 1990, and a master’s degree in 2014 in Metallurgical Engineering from Central South University. Now he is a doctoral student in chemistry and chemical engineering in Central South University.

Yuanmei Ma – Investor Relationship Director

Ranbin

  • Yuanmei Ma joined Highpower International in August 2016 and has served as Investor Relationship Director.
  • Before joining Highpower International, Yuanmei Ma had served as Executive Partner of Shangdong Runwo Investment Asset Management Company, LLC since 2009, Chief Financial Officer of Baosheng Steel Inc. during 2010 to 2013, Chief Financial Officer of Yihe Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. during 2009 to 2010, and Chief Financial Officer of Zhongpin Inc. during 2005 to 2008.
  • Yuanmei Ma graduated from Arkansas State University with bachelor degree, double EMBA degrees from Tsinghua University and INSEAD Business School.