Silicon Valley-based SunPower Corp. has named Jorg Heinemann as its new Chief Information Officer. Mr. Heinemann joins the company from his former 20-year tenure at Accenture, where he most recently held the role of Executive Partner. As Chief Information Officer, he will steer SunPower’s global IT organization and manage the company’s strategic technology planning.
Heinemann’s time at Accenture saw him hold responsibility for the company’s global business relationships with Hewlett-Packard, and also lead the Clean Tech and Sustainability Practice for the company’s Communications and High Technology Division. He also worked closely with companies such as Apple, Autodesk, Cadence, Hitachi Data Systems, Intuit, Sun Microsystems, and Toshiba in implementing large-scale change programs. He has a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles.
“Jorg is a well respected industry veteran with an outstanding technology leadership record,” said Tom Werner (pictured), SunPower’s CEO. “His passion for renewable energy programs coupled with his strong experience implementing sustainability goals for his clients, will enable SunPower to help our customers reach their environmental targets. We welcome Jorg to the SunPower team.”