SINGAPORE, March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company") announced today that Mr. Li Hanyang has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), effective March 11, 2021. Mr. Li replaces Mr. Yan Ping who retired as Chairman of GYMCL.
Mr. Li started his career in GYMCL as a production preparation section chief in 1993 and he quickly rose in 1995 to deputy manager of the Cold Plant General Project of GYMCL. He was subsequently a factory manager of several plants before becoming a deputy general manager of GYMCL in 2000. Since 2002, Mr. Li has served as chief engineer, director, chairman and party secretary of Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Group Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries.
Mr. Li holds a Bachelor's degree in mechanical design and manufacturing from Tsinghua University and an MBA from the School of Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
China Yuchai's Board of Directors welcomes Mr. Li as GYMCL's Chairman of the Board and believes that his extensive engineering and manufacturing management experience with Yuchai products will be beneficial to achieve the Company's strategic goals. China Yuchai's Board also wishes to thank Mr. Yan Ping for his long service and prominent contributions over the past 16 years.
About China Yuchai International
China Yuchai International Limited, through its subsidiary, GYMCL, engages in the manufacture, assembly, and sale of a wide variety of light-, medium- and heavy-duty engines for trucks, buses, passenger vehicles, construction equipment, marine and agriculture applications in China. GYMCL also produces diesel power generators. The engines produced by GYMCL range from diesel to natural gas and hybrid engines. Through its regional sales offices and authorized customer service centers, GYMCL distributes its engines directly to auto OEMs and retailers and provides maintenance and retrofitting services throughout China. Founded in 1951, GYMCL has established a reputable brand name, strong research and development team and significant market share in China with high-quality products and reliable after-sales support. In 2020, GYMCL sold 430,320 engines and is recognized as a leading manufacturer and distributor of engines in China. For more information, please visit http://www.cyilimited.com.
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