SPG Solar taps Tom Rooney as new CEO



SPG Solar has named Thomas S. Rooney Jr. as its new CEO, succeeding company founder Dan Thompson, who will become chairman of the board. Rooney brings more than 25 years of experience managing large-scale and publicly traded companies to the solar development firm.

The company says that Rooney plans to develop and refine the company’s internal operations while simultaneously expanding the company both vertically and geographically. His previous experience managing extremely large-scale projects will lend itself well to the company’s ongoing development of utility-scale PV projects in addition to building on the company’s reputation in residential and commercial-scale solar.

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Rooney, 49, holds an engineering degree from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Before joining SPG Solar, he was a noted speaker and consultant in the clean-tech sector while also serving on a number of boards throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. He also served as the president/CEO of Insituform Technologies from 2003-2007.

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