Solyndra Inc., a manufacturer of cylindrical solar systems for commercial rooftops, has hired Brian Harrison as president and CEO. He will also join Solyndra's board of directors.
Since 2008, Harrison has served as president and CEO of Numonyx BV, an international flash memory company. Prior to working at Numonyx, he served as vice president and general manager of the flash memory group of Intel Corp., where he managed all flash memory businesses.
Chris Gronet, Solyndra's founder and current CEO, will continue to serve the company in an executive capacity and as chairman of the board of directors.
SOURCE: Solyndra Inc.