BEIJING – Dong Haiyang, former vice president of FAW Toyota Motor Sales Co., Ltd., will join Beiqi-Foton Motor Co., Ltd. (Beiqi-Foton) to be in charge of its overseas operations, according to a news report in Beijing Times.
Dong entered FAW Group in 1991 and held different positions in FAW’s subsidiaries including FAW-Volkswagen, FAW Trading Co. and FAW-Toyota since then.
During his five-year tenure as vice president, FAW-Toyota sales increased sharply from 8,000 units per year to over 400,000 annually.
According to some insiders, Dong is hired to help Beiqi-Foton realize a breakthrough in export. Beiqi-Foton has planned to sell 200,000 vehicles in overseas markets by 2010. Ava You