News Center

SDAAC held its Quarterly All Employee Meeting & 1st Anniversary Ceremony


SDAAC Automotive Air-conditioning Systems Co., Ltd., Shanghai (SDAAC) held its Quarterly All Employee Meeting as well as SDAAC 1st Anniversary Ceremony on April 21st, 2017 at SDAAC’s Headquarter in Shanghai. Six (6) high officials of the parent company, including Wenzheng Jiang (Mr.), Vice President of Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology and Chairman of the Board of Directors of HT-SAAE, Jiangong Zhang (Mr.), General Manager of HT-SAAE and Jianhua Qu (Mr.), Party Secretary of HT-SAAE, attended in person, while employees in Shenyang, Yantai and Wuhan joined online.

From left to right: Xiaodong Cai, Jianhua Qu, Wenzheng Jiang, Rengan Krishnakumar, Jiangong Zhang, Qilei Ma


During the meeting, Echo Wang, Finance Manager presented company’s Q1 financial performance. Lily Wong, HR Director also introduced new talent, promotions and employees relocated overseas. Personnel movement was executed strictly by adhering to the company values of “People Development”.

Xiaodong Cai, General Manager, walked through the status of plant operation and expressed his great appreciation on SDAAC’s outstanding capability in business acquisition.  

Rengan Krishnakumar, President, shared the latest progress on global M&A activities and strategy over footprint, Research & Development and talent planning aftermath M&As. Krishnakumar also illustrated SDAAC’s growth blueprint.

Rengan Krishnakumar, President of SDAAC

Xiaodong Cai, General Manager of SDAAC


Last year was a meaningful year to SDAAC. SDAAC had gone through significant changes such as change of company name, SAP transition, set-up of Luxembourg technical center and inauguration of Wuhan Plant. Most important of all, SDAAC cherished the most valuable asset – its employees. SDAAC created the vision “be the most preferred partner for each of our customers - we do this by continuously developing ourselves individually and as one family”. SDAAC was committed to the vision through rigorously executing strategy plans with concerted effort throughout the company. With that, everybody strongly believed SDAAC would be able to grow sustainably and become top global thermal supplier very soon!

Taking this opportunity, SDAAC extended great appreciation to the teams and individuals who had made magnificent contribution during the transition. There were a total of 5 teams and 6 individuals honored with “Pride Awards”. Congratulations! You deserve it!

Last but not least, Wenzheng Jiang, Vice President of SAST and Chairman of the Board of Directors of HT-SAAE made the closing remarks. Jiang introduced HT Group business and scientific research accomplishments. Jiang reiterated his high expectation on SDAAC business growth and expressed his strong confidence in SDAAC to become a world-class enterprise with sustainable growth.

Wenzheng Jiang, Vice President of Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology and Chairman of the Board of Directors of HT-SAAE

SDAAC Automotive Air-Conditioning Systems Co., Ltd., Shanghai

SDAAC witnessed and participated in the growth of the Chinese Automotive Industry. The company was founded in 1989 as Shanghai Automotive Air Conditioning Company. It was the earliest company dedicated to vehicular thermal management in China. Over the years, it evolved into a Delphi managed Joint-Venture Company, thereafter a State Enterprise under HT-SAAE, and most recently a reinforced global player through HT-SAAE’s acquisition of erae Automotive. Under the management of HT-SAAE Global Thermal Business Unit, we established a technology innovation system across China, Korea, Europe and the United States, and serve a diversified customer base including GM, VW, BMW, FCA, Toyota, SsangYong, Honda, DPCA, Isuzu, etc.

SDAAC sees Research and Development the only way to provide leading-edge technologies to its customers. It invests significantly in engineers’ training development and facility improvement. As such, it is recognized with the distinction of being the only State certified “National Enterprise Technology Center” for automotive air conditioning industry in China.

SDAAC focuses on sustainable quality & environmental development. It has been granted ISO/TS16949, ISO14001 and recently with IATF16949:2016 certifications.

Contact Us

No. 1768 Hunan Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China
Postcode: 201204                     
Phone: +86 21 38663051

Email add. :