thermal power plant producer eSolar has announced the appointment of
Merrick Kerr as CFO to oversee the company’s expansion in southwest
United States and globally. Mr. Kerr brings 15 years of experience in
accounting, financial and strategic planning in the energy industry to
the company, which has recently closed $130 million in funding from
Idealab, Oak Investment Partners and Google.org.
Mr. Kerr joins the company from his most recent role as CFO of Rentech, Inc., prior to which he served as CFO of PPM Energy, Inc. He has a Bachelor’s degree in accountancy and economics from the University of Edinburgh and also completed the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program and the Business Leadership Program at the Wharton School. Mr. Kerr is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
eSolar is a producer of modular, scalable solar thermal power plants.
By Síle Mc Mahon