UQM Technologies names new VP and general manager of UQM Asia
Mr. Lin brings a proven track record of performance as a senior executive with several high tech companies in the Asia Pacific region and a wealth of contacts and relationships in the Chinese electric automotive and commercial vehicle market.
Between 1996 and 2009, Mr. Lin worked for SKF China Limited, a world-leading bearing, seal and lubrications systems company, where he started as a regional manager and moved all the way up to Managing Director running the entire China region.
Most recently, he was the General Manager of Business Development for Vanway Pharmaceuticals.
Previous to Vanway, Mr. Lin was Executive Vice President of Business Development for Guangzhou TWS Electronics Limited, a world-leading rechargeable battery pack supplier.
Earlier in his career, he worked as a project leader for a Taiwanese technology company where he was directly engaged with UQM on electric vehicle motor applications.
Mr. Lin holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the National Taipei Institute of Technology, an MBA from Bradford University’s School of Management and a Ph.D. in management from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
Mr. Lin is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese and English. ■
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