Signet Solar enlists expertise of three new Board members


Signet Solar has added three new members to its board, two of whom are seasoned semiconductor industry professionals. Freescale CEO and Chairman Rich Beyer, Spansion EVP of Worldwide Operations Ajit Manocha, and EMCO Chairman and Managing Director Rajesh Jain have all joined Signet’s Board to aid in the thin film PV manufacturer’s global expansion.

Rich Beyer, recent addition to the Freescale CEO role following his time as CEO for Intersil, brings senior management experience from companies such as National Semiconductor, VLSI Technology and the SIA.

Ajit Manocha, a member of the executive management at Spansion, has been an advisor to Signet Solar since the company’s establishment and brings experience from companies including NXP and AT&T Microelectronics.

Rajesh Jain is Chairman and Managing Director of EMCO, a power infrastructure company, and is an active member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) forums.

Signet Solar, Inc. is a thin film PV module manufacturer based in California.

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By Síle Mc Mahon 

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