SolFocus has promoted chief operating officer Bob Legendre to president and COO, reporting to CEO Mark Crowley. In his new, expanded position, Legendre will oversee a broad range of activities including manufacturing, supply chain, engineering and deployment. As the COO, Legendre led SolFocus’s engineering organization and finalized SolFocus’s product realization and product certification for deployment in EMEA, Australia and North America.
Legendre has 25 years of global experience in all aspects of operations management including supply chain, operations, captive and contracted offshore manufacturing. Prior to SolFocus, Legendre was executive vice president of PowerWave. He also held senior positions with InFocus and Western Digital where he managed operations in South East Asia. Legendre has a bachelor’s degree in business from LaSalle University.
Mark Crowley, CEO of SolFocus, commented: “As our business has matured, the benefits of consolidating all product-related activities under Bob’s leadership will result in seamless customer service and the highest quality of operations.”