Robert Roche has been selected as the new vice president of sales, marketing and communication for Colorado's flexible CIGS solar panel developer, Ascent Solar Technologies.
A 25-year veteran of the sales and marketing industry, Roche joins Ascent Solar after working for two years as VP of sales and business development at United Solar. His earlier work includes a role as VP of sales and business development at United Technologies Corporations (UTC) Carrier division, where he additionally served as general manager of marking and applications engineering for its Power division.
During his time at UTC, Roche was named inventor on nine US patents. He received a BS in chemical and materials engineering from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.