Markets & Finance

March 11, 2008
An experienced solar industry executive, Chris O’Brien’s addition to the Oerlikon Solar team in North America is a strategic move to expand operations and penetrate markets in the area.
March 10, 2008
A new Scientific Advisory Board for Oerlikon has been established, with the aim of keeping the company abreast of all R&D innovations. Leading the Advisory Board is Professor Werner Martienssen from the University of Frankfurt am Main, who will keep Oerlikon’s CEO Dr. Uwe Krüger and Executive Vice President of R&D Dr. Andreas Widl informed of all developments.
March 5, 2008
A management and manufacturing expert of the hi-tech industry, Johan van Splunter’s (pictured) near-40 years of experience will be brought into play in his new role as non-executive independent Director of Solarfun.
March 4, 2008
Signet Solar has added three new members to its board, two of whom are seasoned semiconductor industry professionals. Freescale CEO and Chairman Rich Beyer, Spansion EVP of Worldwide Operations Ajit Manocha, and EMCO Chairman and Managing Director Rajesh Jain have all joined Signet’s Board to aid in the thin film PV manufacturer’s global expansion.
March 4, 2008
SonnenEnergy has announced that Christian Reinert has resigned his place on the company’s Board of Directors to pursue his career in law. Appointed Vice-Chairman and a Director in 2007, Mr. Reinert also assumed the additional role of Director of International Operations of SonnenEnergie, the company’s German division.
March 3, 2008
Cleantech America has named Mark Stout as Director of its Renewable Technology Planning sector, with responsibility for sourcing and determining the suitability of sites for establishment of further renewable energy projects.
February 28, 2008
ersol Solar Energy AG has added a new member to its Board, which is currently made up of CEO Dr. Claus Beneking, CFO Ekhard von Dewitz and COO Jürgen Pressl. Joining this senior management is Peter Schneidewind (pictured), who was recently appointed Managing Director of ersol Thin Film GmbH.
February 21, 2008
DayStar Technologies has enlisted the expertise of Ratson Morad (pictured) to head up its operations management. As COO, Mr. Morad will focus mainly on the company’s production facility and will report to CEO Stephen DeLuca. The company also announced the departure of Jack McCaffrey from the role of VP of Manufacturing, who has left to pursue other interests.
February 21, 2008
The Cluster for Application and Technology Research in Europe on NanoElectronics (CATRENE), a EUREKA programme, has announced its appointment of a new Chairman and Office Director. Following the recent resignation of Jozef Cornu, Enrico Villa takes up the role of Chairman, while Jacques Dulongpont has been named Office Director.
February 12, 2008
A 27-year veteran of research in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Dr. Rommel Noufi’s appointment as Vice President of Research for SoloPower will see him head up the company’s research efforts in the field of CIGS solar cell technology.

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