Entech Solar, developer of concentrating solar energy systems, announced the appointment of Sandy J. Martin as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective 11 June 2009. Martin is a CPA, MBA and has over 25 years experience in finance and accounting. In her new position at Entech Solar, she oversees treasury and financial planning and analysis, accounting, and other related areas.
Frank Smith, Entech Solar CEO is enthusiastic about the new CFO: “Sandy brings significant finance and accounting experience from publicly traded companies, including investor relations and capital raise capabilities…[she] has focused on driving costs out of the business and developing a platform for Entech to approach the capital markets with strategic growth plans.”
This promotion came soon after Martin was hired at Entech Solar in March 2009 as Corporate Controller. In her three months, she has already aided restructuring and transition of the finance and accounting organization. Before joining Entech, Martin earned an M.B.A. from the M.J. Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University and a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington.
“I am very pleased to accept this new role for the company and look forward to providing financial leadership and stewardship as we position the company for product launch next year,” remarked Martin. “With Entech’s next-generation products, the company has a very exciting growth story that I am eager to communicate to both industry and investor constituencies.”