SunEdison Names Jose Perez President Of Europe, Africa And Latin America
BELMONT, California, April 22, 2014
BELMONT, California, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:
SUNE), a leading provider of solar energy services, today appointed Jose Perez
as President of SunEdison Europe, Africa and Latin America; replacing Pancho
Perez who moves into a new role with SunEdison Capital.
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"Our organization benefits greatly from the expertise of our senior leaders,"
said Ahmad Chatila, CEO and president of SunEdison. "I asked Jose to lead our
Europe, Africa and Latin America business because he is a proven leader with a
clear vision of how he wants to grow our business. I have full confidence in
his ability to accomplish our goals in the region."
In his new position, Jose Perez will direct all business development
activities in these regions, where the company operates eight offices in
Spain, United Kingdom, Italy, Turkey, Jordan, Chile, Brazil and Mexico.
"I'm honored to lead SunEdison's growth in Europe, Africa and Latin America,"
said Jose Perez, who prior to this position, lead Latin American operations
and served as Vice President of Global Project Operations. "The solar
industry is growing rapidly in these regions, where we are seeing lots of
exciting opportunities. I look forward to contributing decisively to the
expansion of SunEdison in size and geographic reach, and consolidate its
position in new markets with great potential for photovoltaic."
For his part, Pancho Perez will become the COO of SunEdison SunEdison Capital,
the company's arm focusing on aggregating capital to develop, build and
finance the long-term ownership of SunEdison's solar business.
A Solid Record in International Management Positions
Jose Perez has an important international experience in SunEdison and in his
overall career. Before taking up his position as Vice President for SunEdison
in Latin America, Perez was VP of Global Project Operations and VP Operations
for EMEA at SunEdison.
His previous career includes different international positions in EMI Music
such as CFO for Asia Pacific & Latin America and VP Finance at EMI Music
International. He also served as VP Regional Controller Continental Europe at
Perez earned a BA in Economics and Business Administration from Universidad de
SunEdison is a global leader in semiconductor and solar technology.
SunEdison's semiconductor business has been a pioneer in the design and
development of silicon wafer technologies for over 50 years. With R&D and
manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia, SunEdison enables the
next generation of high performance semiconductor devices. SunEdison's solar
business develops, finances, installs and operates distributed power plants,
delivering predictably priced solar energy and services for its commercial,
government and utility customers. SunEdison's common stock is listed on the
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