Sharp Electronics Corp. (SEC) has appointed Eric Hafter senior vice president of Sharp Solar Energy Solutions Group (SESG), a division of SEC and the U.S. solar arm of Sharp Corp. In this position, Hafter is responsible for all U.S. sales and marketing of Sharp's solar energy products and solutions.
Hafter most recently served as chief strategy officer of Solar Power Inc. (SPI), where he helped the company win and develop several key multi-megawatt solar energy installations.
Before joining SPI, Hafter held positions at a variety of companies involved in energy and/or construction management. For over 10 years, he served at PowerLight Corp. (acquired by SunPower Corp.), where he was a member of the board of directors and then joined the company to lead PowerLight's successful entry into Europe.
The company has also announced the departure of Solar Energy Solutions Group vice president Ron Kenedi.
SOURCE: Sharp Electronics Corp.