Xuefeng (XF) Chen
Global Chief Executive Officer (principal executive officer)
Xuefeng (XF) Chen was appointed Global Chief Executive Officer in November, 2022. Previously, Mr. Chen served as CEO Faraday Future (China) since 2021. He has extensive experience in the luxury automobile industry and prior to joining Faraday Future, Mr. Chen served as China CEO, Executive Vice President, Executive Vice President of the Joint Sales organization, and Assistant to Chery Group President from 2018 to February 2021. Prior to that, he served in various positions at Chery Jaguar Land Rover, including as quality leader from 2013 to 2014, as Chief Financial Officer (2015), and as Vice President (CTO) of Research and Development (2017). During Mr. Chen’s tenure, he presided over the planning and construction of Cherry Jaguar Land Rover’s engine plant, and Chery Jaguar Land Rover’s vehicle production capacity expanded from 130,000 to 200,000 units, paving the way for Chery Jaguar Land Rover’s hybrid and electric vehicle strategy. From 2002 to 2013, he served in positions of increasing responsibility with Changan Ford Mazda Company, including Project Director. Mr. Chen graduated from Wuhan University of Technology in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in automotive design and manufacturing and in 2016 with a master’s degree in automotive engineering. Mr. Chen is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration in Yangtze River Business School.