First Solar Inc., a Phoenix-based manufacturer of solar modules, has hired Bruce Sohn as president.
Sohn, who was formerly a senior executive at Intel Corp., has served on First Solar's board of directors since 2003. During his 24 years at Intel, he played a key role in developing and manufacturing semiconductor technology.
‘Bruce's extensive experience managing large organizations, growing operations and replicating factories will significantly strengthen our team,’ says Michael Ahearn, First Solar's chief executive officer. ‘We have benefited greatly from Bruce's advice and guidance as a board member, and we are honored that he has accepted our offer to increase his role by joining First Solar.’