Donald W. Reilly has been selected by Evergreen Solar to assume the title and duties of chief financial officer. Paul Kawa has been serving as the interim CFO since September 2010 when Michael El-Hillow was promoted to president and CEO. As Reilly assumes his new CFO role, Kawa will return to his position as Evergreen Solar’s corporate controller.
Reilly comes to Evergreen with a background as a senior financial officer for various multinational companies. Up to his appointment with Evergreen Solar, Reilly was CFO for GTech, a subsidiary of Lottomatica. Additionally, he has served in executive financial positions at Amtrol, A.T. Cross and was an audit senior manager at Ernst & Young. Reilly completed his undergraduate degree at Providence College and is a certified public accountant.
Commenting on Reilly’s new appointment with the company, Evergreen Solar president and CEO Michael El-Hillow said, “Don is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of operating and corporate financial experience. He will be a tremendous asset to Evergreen Solar during our next stage of growth as we further leverage our low-cost manufacturing technology to produce String Ribbon wafers and position us as a major supplier of PV solar technology into markets throughout Asia, Europe and North America.”