PV systems integrator Phoenix Solar has appointed former senior VP of Q-Cells, Tim Ryan as its new CEO, effective January 1, 2015.
The company said that its current CEO and CFO, Dr. Bernd Köhler would not be renewing his contract that expires at the end of the year and would be leaving after steering the company through a major restructuring.
Manfred Hochleitner who has served as the Director Finance and Administration for Phoenix Solar since 2011 will take over the role of CFO.
Until 2011, Ryan was a senior vice president with the former Q-Cells, responsible for both the Global Cell Segment as well as the Region Asia Pacific. Prior to this, he was Region Head for Oerlikon Solar for sales and service.