GT Solar has appointed Chad Van Sweden to its board of directors. Van Sweden will succeed Richard K. Landers, who is stepping down from the board. Van Sweden is currently vice president of the GFI Energy Group of Oaktree Capital Management.
“Chad brings a vast amount of knowledge about the energy industry as well as his experience with corporate finance. His skills and experience are an excellent complement to those of his fellow directors. We are excited to welcome Chad to our Board and look forward to his input,” said J. Bradford Forth, chairman of GT Solar. “I would also like to thank Richard for his valued guidance and contributions over the years.”