Senior Vice President, Corning International and New Business Development, Solar
Li Fang is senior vice president, Corning International, and New Business Development, Solar. In this role, Li Fang leads both of Corning International’s units while partnering with Market-Access Platform and corporate leaders to deliver strategic growth plans, ongoing business and financial performance, and staff functional initiatives. He is also responsible for partnering on solar investment opportunities to advance Corning’s position in the solar and semiconductor markets.
Most recently, Li Fang served as president and general manager, International, Corning Incorporated, since August 2021.
Li Fang joined Corning International in 1997 as business development manager – China, based in the Corning Beijing office. In 1999, Li Fang was transferred to the Environmental Products Division and became production manager of CET’s China Plant – Corning (Shanghai) Company Ltd. In July 2004, he was appointed operations manager, and then in October 2004, was appointed director of operations and plant manager of Corning (Shanghai) Company Ltd. In 2007, Li Fang was appointed vice president, Corning Display Technologies China, and director of Commercial Operations, Government Affairs, and Supply Chain, Corning Display Technologies China, and in 2009, he was named president, Corning Display Technologies China. Between April 2012 and July 2021, Li Fang served as president and general manager of Corning Greater China.
Prior to joining Corning, Li Fang had many years’ experience in various business development, sales, and marketing positions with European and U.S. companies.
Li Fang holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Tongji University in China.