Eric Branderiz joins SunPower executive management team

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SunPower announced Eric Branderiz as its new vice president and corporate controller directly under the CFO. Bringing over 17 years of financial experience in financial accounting management, strategic business planning and cash and working capital management, Branderiz will be responsible for all accounting and financial reporting to the company.

“Eric brings a wealth of financial expertise from both small and large companies, which will serve us well as we continue to build our finance organization,” said Dennis Arriola, SunPower CFO.  “His Big Four experience, and significant background as a corporate controller, will enable SunPower to continue to strengthen its accounting processes and controls.  We welcome Eric to the SunPower team.”

Previous to SunPower, Branderiz was VP, corporate controller and head of subsidy operations for Knowledge Learning. Before Knowledge Learning, he held different positions at Spansion, including corporate VP, corporate finance, corporate controller and tax & treasury. His background also includes working with Advanced Micro Devices and Ernst & Young.

Branderiz is a CPA and earned his business commerce degree from the University of Alberta in Canada.

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