Solar module manufacturer Silevo appointed Aaron Thurlow as its Vice-President of sales and marketing, a position that will see him manage the market expansion for the company’s Triex technology.

Thurlow has held appointments with Kyocera Solar, SunPower, National Semiconductor and Stion. He was previously elected to serve on the board of directors for the California Solar Energy Industries Association and served on the board for the National Solar Energy industry Association.  Thurlow received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California San Diego and earned his master’s degree in energy and environmental policy from the University of Delaware, where he also studied photovoltaics.

“As Silevo looks to add a new manufacturing plant in 2013, Aaron Thurlow’s experience and leadership will help the company become an established leader in a very competitive industry,” said Chris Beitel, Executive Vice-President of business development and planning. “Thurlow has the unique combination of working for startups and large corporations within the industry. He has a deep understanding of bringing new technology to market and a keen awareness for channel strategy.”