Solar Frontier Europe has announced Wolfgang Lange as its new managing director. Effective immediately, Lange is overseeing the set-up of German operations, based in Munich, and will take leadership over the CIS thin-film PV company’s expansion into other European markets. In addition, he will be responsible for building the German team, including the sales and marketing departments.
“Joining Solar Frontier at this exciting time in its development was a great decision,” said Lange. “The German solar marketplace is taking leadership in Europe and the investment Solar Frontier has made to bring on line a gigawatt of capacity is based on technology fundamentals that will be increasingly recognized as standard-setting in this level of sophisticated market. I am very much looking forward to making Solar Frontier a success here, and look forward to meeting members of the industry and media at the Solar Frontier pavilion at InterSolar 2010 from June 9-11 in Munich.”
Lange has worked with the solar and oil industries for the past 20 years, starting his career in 1988 at the Shell Group. He worked with Shell in various management and marketing positions, including global marketing manager of Shell Retail London.