China: SPECO, an enterprise directly subordinated to Shandong Electrical Engineering & Equipment Group Co., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), has recently appointed Mr Xu Tao as the new CEO.
Mr Xu Tao joined SPECO in 1997. Since then, he successively held many important positions within the company, including the Deputy Director of Environmental Engineering Department and Capital Operation Department, the Deputy General Manager of Shanda Wit Science and Technology Co., Ltd. of SPECO, the Director of Overseas Business Department, the Deputy Director of Marketing Center of SDEE, the General Manager of Electrical Engineering Branch Company of SDEE, the Deputy General manager of SPECO, and so forth.
SPECO was founded in 1958. Its core business is manufacture of large-scale power transformers, R&D and EPC turnkey contracting business.
With its leading products including power transformers of 1000 kV and below, shunt reactors, and converter transformers of ±1100 kV and below, the company has developed and fully mastered the mature technology of UHV power transformers, converter transformers and shunt reactors.