WUHAN, Hubei – Ding Shaobin, secretary of the Party committee and vice president of Dongfeng Automobile Co., Ltd. (DFAC) since May 2013, has been appointed president of DFAC, according to a company announcement on June 21.
Chen Bin will replace Ding as secretary of the Party committee.
Ding, born in June 1968, has served many positions with Dongfeng including administrative vice president, HR director and committee member of Dongfeng-Peugeot-Citroën Automobile Co., Ltd. (DPCA) since January 2011; HR director of DPCA since June 2009; president of engineering van division since June 2005 (secretary of the Party committee of Dongfeng Yulon Auto Sales Co., Ltd. from November 2003 to July 2005); president of engineering dump truck division since April 2005; president of Dongfeng Yulon Auto Sales Co., Ltd. since June 2004; assistant to the president of DFAC since May 2004; executive vice president of Dongfeng Yulon Auto Sales Co., Ltd. since July 2003; president and secretary of the Party committee of DFAC sales company since December 2002; vice president of DFAC branch and president of DFAC sales company since October 2000; president of DFAC Xiaobawang exclusive shop since February 2000; and vice director of DFAC planning and development division since July 1999. He worked at Secondary Auto sales after graduated from Hubei University of Automotive Technology with a degree on automobile in July 1999. He is a senior economist.
Chen, born in October 1976, was deputy secretary of Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. (DFL) and Secretary of Youth League Committee of Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. (DFG) since December 2013; deputy secretary of DFL and DFG since August 2011; purchasing director of Dongfeng Dana Axle Co., Ltd. since December 2010. He holds a master’s degree in vehicle engineering from Tsinghua University. He worked at Dongfeng Dana Axle after graduating from Huazhong University of Science and Technology with a major on process and equipment of machinery manufacturing in July 1998. He is a senior engineer.