SHENZHEN – Hou Yan resigned from the post of president of BYD Auto Sales Co., Ltd., and Shu Youxing, former president of BYD Division 8, takes his job, according to a statement released on July 13 by BYD Automobile Sales Co., Ltd.
Hou joined BYD Auto Sales in 2003 holding positions responsible for the expansion of distribution network and production plan management. And then he was appointed president of BYD Auto Sales in August 2011. Prior to joining BYD Auto Sales, he served at BYD for nearly six years accumulating extensive experiences in production, cultivation of distribution network and technology application.
Shu joined BYD in 1999 right after his graduation from Tsinghua University with a bachelor degree in chemical engineering and accumulated bountiful experiences in information technology through the years. Prior to his new appointment, he held several positions including sales manager, project manager of photoelectron, president of Division 7, executive vice president of communications electronics research institute and president of Division 8. Shu as a core technician has been granted many national patents like security alarm system, vehicle interior sound quality evaluation system, alto and bass voice processing system as well as built-in mobile antenna, according to public information from BYD.