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PV module encapsulants specialist STR Holdings has appointed Weijie Kong as as sales director for China.
Major tier-one PV manufacturer, Hanwha Q CELLS, has appointed two key company personnel as directors.
Shunfeng International Clean Energy has selected Haibo Xiong as Wuxi Suntech’s new president, after Eric Luo had led the company and was recently appointed CEO of Shunfeng.
PV module manufacturer, REC Solar, has appointed a new chief executive, Steve O’Neil. O’Neil will replace the firm’s interim CEO, Martin Cooper, who resumes his position as chief financial officer.
Trade group EPIA (European Photovoltaic Industry Association) has appointed former editor-in-chief of PHOTON International, Michael Schmela as its executive adviser to its Board and CEO, James Watson.
Struggling PV module assembly equipment specialist, Spire Corporation said in an SEC filing that it’s CFO, Robert S. Lieberman would be leaving the company.
Leading PV manufacturer Trina Solar has strengthened its management team with the creation of a chief operating officer (COO) position and appointing Zhiguo Zhu to the role.
Germany-headquartered developer juwi has recruited a 46-year old “finance and energy expert” from the ranks of its new majority owner, MVV Energie, to act as chief financial officer (CFO).
Veteran PV industry executive, David Hogg has joined Shunfeng International Clean Energy (SFCE) as president of SFCE Europe.
Leading PV inverter manufacturer, SMA Solar Technology has recently appointed Martin Kinne to be responsible for sales and service as its Chief Sales and Service Officer (CSSO).
PV systems integrator Phoenix Solar has appointed former senior VP of Q-Cells, Tim Ryan as its new CEO, effective January 1, 2015.
Virgin tycoon Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room and sustainability expert Amory Lovins’ Rocky Mountain Institute are set to merge, in an effort to scale up their respective operations in the fight against climate change.
The existing management of insolvent German PV project developer S.A.G. Solarstrom are set to leave the company by the end of the year, after failing to agree terms with China-based PVEP Shunfeng, which recently concluded the acquisition of the company.
Major PV manufacturer, Yingli Green Energy, has said a former CFO and current chief strategy officer, Zongwei Li, has resigned from his position as executive director on its board of directors. The company did not give reasons for the resignation.
Korean conglomerate, LG, has merged its Solar, Lighting and Energy Storage System (ESS) business units into a new ‘Energy Business Center’ in an effort to boost its competitiveness.