Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. has appointed John Lefebvre president of Suntech America. Based at Suntech America's headquarters in San Francisco, Lefebvre will be tasked with expanding Suntech's market position throughout North and South America. He will report directly to Suntech's Chief Commercial Officer Andrew Beebe.
For the past four years, Lefebvre served as vice president of sales and business development at SolarCity, a full-service solar provider for homeowners, businesses and government organizations, as well as a Suntech customer. In that role, he was responsible for all of the company's sales, channel partnerships and corporate partnerships, including end-to-end management of SolarCity's residential, government and commercial sales activities, and strategic channel management.
Lefebvre began his career in the aerospace division of GE before transitioning to the semiconductor equipment industry.