Ten-year veteran at BP Solar, Luis Torres has joined SunPower Corporation as Managing Director, Market Development Southern Europe, in a newly created role by SunPower. Torres will be responsible for working with public policy officials, industry colleagues and solar advocates to grow solar markets throughout southern Europe, a role similar to that when at BP Solar.
“As SunPower continues its rapid growth into existing and emerging global markets, it is imperative that we hire leaders like Luis with the expertise to shape solar and power markets,” said Julie Blunden (pictured), Vice President of Public Policy and Corporate Communications for SunPower. “Luis will work closely with all of the solar stakeholders to ensure that we accelerate solar power deployment across southern Europe. I am delighted to welcome Luis the SunPower team.”
Torres holds a master’s of science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Polytechnic University in Madrid, Spain, and a master’s degree in marketing from the Manchester Business School in the U.K.