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LDK SOLAR CO., LTD.
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Hi-Tech Industrial Park
Jiangxi Province 338032
Peoples Republic of China
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LDK Solar Announces Successor Director of
Shanghai Jiaotong University LDK Solar Laboratory
We, LDK Solar Co., Ltd., have announced that, with the regretful passing away yesterday of Professor Rongqiang Cui, Director of Shanghai Jiaotong University LDK Solar Laboratory, the management of Shanghai Jiaotong University LDK Solar Laboratory will be assumed by Dr. Yuepeng Wan, our Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, along with his research team.
Our press release issued on August 3, 2012 is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|LDK SOLAR CO., LTD.|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
Date: August 3, 2012
LDK Solar Regretfully Announces the Passing of Professor Cui
XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., August 3, 2012 - LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (LDK Solar) (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced that Professor Rongqiang Cui, Director of LDK Solars Laboratory at Shanghai Jiaotong University, passed away at the age of 71.
Professor Cui joined LDK Solar in September 2005 as the Director of LDK Solars Laboratory at Shanghai Jiaotong University. Professor Cui began solar energy research in 1971 and became the Head of the Solar Research Institute of Shanghai Jiaotong University in 1997. Previously, he was an assistant tutor, lecturer and professor in the Physics Department of Xian Jiaotong University from 1964 to 1996. Professor Cui graduated from the Xian Jiaotong University in 1964 with a diploma in Engineering Physics.
Management of the LDK Solar Laboratory at Shanghai Jiaotong University will be assumed by Dr. Yuepeng Wan, LDK Solars Chief Technical Officer, along with his research team.
Mr. Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and CEO of LDK Solar, stated, It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Cui. He was a valued member of the LDK family and will be sorely missed by his colleagues.
About LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK)
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) is a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products. LDK Solar manufactures polysilicon, mono and multicrystalline ingots, wafers, cells, modules, systems, power projects and solutions. LDK Solars headquarters and principal manufacturing facilities are located in Hi-Tech Industrial Park, Xinyu City, Jiangxi Province in the Peoples Republic of China. LDK Solars office in the United States is located in Sunnyvale, California. For more information about LDK Solar and its products, please visit www.ldksolar.com.
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