Energy has announced the appointment of three new board members
following the company’s receipt of financing from The Quercus Trust,
and the appointment of a new Chairman and CEO, effective October 31st,
2008. The Board of Directors will consist of five members, three of
whom will be appointed by Quercus. The two other board members will be
represented by Kenneth Potashner as independent director and by a
member of Open Energy’s management.
The company’s President and COO David Field (pictured) will assume the roles of Chairman of the Board and CEO from October 31, 2008, replacing David Saltman in both roles. The three Quercus-appointed board members are: David Anthony (Managing Partner of 21Ventures), Joe Bartlett (The Quercus Trust), and Dr. Gary Cheek (independent solar expert.
By Síle Mc Mahon