Guanning Liang Named CFO of SPI Energy

SPI Energy Co., Ltd. ha announced that effective November 17, Guanning Liang is appointed as the Company's Chief Financial Officer.

Liang replaces Tairan Guo, who has served as the company’s Interim CFO since March 2016. Guo will continue to serve as Vice President overseeing the company's green power consumption business and power plant assets within Meicheng Power, a subsidiary of the company, to further develop and implement the company's investment, asset management and M&A strategies.

Liang brings a wealth of leadership experience to SPI Energy, with over 14 years of expertise in finance and auditing.

Liang joined the Company from Weibo Corporation where he has served as Finance Director since 2015. Previously,  Liang was Finance Director at Sina Corporation from 2012 to 2015, Financial Controller at China Mass Media Corp. from 2011 to 2012, and Finance Manager of GCL-Poly, a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, and Senior Finance Manager of its subsidiary GCL Solar from 2008 to 2010.

Prior to that, Liang has over six years' experience in KPMG China and Singapore Offices from 2002 to 2008, and his last position with KPMG is audit manager.

Liang received his bachelor's degree in management from Sun Yat-Sen University in 2002 and is a Fellow member of Chartered Certified Accountant, or FCCA.

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