Eric Daniels will be leading the Solar Energy North American division of Robert Bosch as the department’s first solar energy regional president. In his new role, Daniels will supervise the company’s solar business in North America while specifically focusing on business development opportunities. Daniels is a 14-year veteran of the solar industry who joins Bosch from BP Solar where he served as CTO for seven years.
“We are pleased to have Eric Daniels join Bosch in North America, leading the expansion of our solar energy activities in this market,” said Peter Marks, chairman, president and CEO of Robert Bosch and a member of the Board of Management. “Bosch sees significant growth opportunity for photovoltaics in the U.S. market. With Eric’s experience and insight, we confirm our commitment to advancing the development of renewable energy technologies in North America.”
Before his CTO position at BP Solar, Daniels was VP of global component sales for the company, which saw him manage distribution and business projects for the division. He has experience with product development, sales, marketing, manufacturing and engineering of renewable power systems, including crystalline and thin-film solar, wind and diesel hybrid power supplies.
Daniels is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland where he earned his BS degree. He went on to complete his MS in technology and innovation at George Washington University.