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Last $46.94 USD
Change Today -1.35 / -2.80%
Volume 1.1M
As of 8:10 PM 09/4/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

Executive Profile*

James A. Hughes

Chief Executive Officer and Director,First Solar, Inc.
AgeTotal Calculated CompensationThis person is connected to 16 board members in 3 different organizations across 6 different industries.

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52$3,776,136
As of Fiscal Year 2014

Background*

Mr. James A. Hughes, also known as Jim, has been the Chief Executive Officer at First Solar, Inc. since May 3, 2012. Mr. Hughes joined as the Chief Commercial Officer of First Solar, Inc. since March 14, 2012. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Enron Global Assets and was responsible for all of Enron's energy infrastructure businesses from 1994 to 2003. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Pacific Africa and China. He also ...

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Corporate Headquarters*

350 West Washington Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281

United States

Phone: 602-414-9300
Fax: 602-414-9415

Board Members Memberships*

2012-Present
Chief Executive Officer and Director
2012-Present
Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of Remuneration Committee and Member of Audit Committee
2014-Present
Director

Education*

BBA 1985
Southern Methodist University - Edwin L. Cox School of Business
JD 1988
University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Other Affiliations*

Annual Compensation*

Salary$750,000
Total Annual Compensation$750,000

Stock Options*

Restricted Stock Awards$2,000,011
All Other Compensation$10,400

Total Compensation*

Total Annual Cash Compensation$1,776,125
Total Short Term Compensation$750,000
Other Long Term Compensation$2,010,411
Total Calculated Compensation$3,776,136
*Data is at least as current as the most recent Definitive Proxy.
 

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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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