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Japanese thin-film solar company Solar Frontier has announced a number of changes to its senior management team which it says will aid the company’s expansion plans domestically and elsewhere.
SunPower veteran Bruce Ledesma has joined crowdsourcing firm Mosaic as chief operating officer.
Joint provisional liquidators of Cayman Islands-registered solar wafer producer, LDK Solar, have said that two non-executive directors of the company have resigned, without citing any reasons for the departures.
PV equipment manufacturer ACT Aurora Control Technologies has undergone two senior personnel changes.
China-based polysilicon producer, Daqo New Energy has re-appointed its former chief operations officer (COO), Qiangmin Zhou to the same role after previously leaving the company for personal reasons in April, 2013.
German-based PV manufacturing start-up, Smartenergy Renewables said that recent success with its glass/glass utility market crystalline modules would lead to ramping production higher and that it had strengthened its management team to further exploit downstream business opportunities.
Jifan Gao, chief executive of PV manufacturer Trina Solar, has been elected the first president of the China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA).
Singapore headquartered PV manufacturer, REC Solar ASA has appointed current CFO, Martin Cooper as interim CEO. Øyvind Hasaas is retiring from the company at the end of June, 2014.
The European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) has appointed Dr. James Watson as the CEO of the trade association and is expected to take on the role at the beginning of July.
PV laser systems specialist, InnoLas Solutions has appointed Ernst Hartmannsgruber as its new director of sales and marketing, effective May 1, 2014.
The International Photovoltaic Equipment Association (IPVEA) has elected a number of new members to its board during its AGM during Intersolar Europe.
The US Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has elected CEO of Clean Power Finance, Nat Kreamer as the new chairman of the SEIA board.
Taiwan-based CIGS thin-film producer, TSMC Solar has attracted Dr. Rommel Noufi, a leading CIGS technologist and pioneer at the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to consult with the company on future R&D activities.
PV equipment specialist, Meyer Burger Technology is streamlining its R&D activities at its Roth & Rau subsidiaries technology and product centre in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany with the loss of around 120 positions.
Tier-one PV module manufacturer Hanwha SolarOne has appointed Seong-woo Nam as its new chief executive.