OPEL Names Pierhal CEO And President


OPEL International Inc., a global supplier of high-concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar panels and other solar products, has announced changes to its management lineup and its board of directors following the resignation of Robert G. Pico as CEO, president and a member of the board of directors.

Leon M. Pierhal, currently president of ODIS Inc. – an OPEL Inc. affiliate – has been appointed CEO and president. Pierhal has been with OPEL since 2001, and is also a member of the board of directors.

Pico will remain with OPEL in a consulting capacity to assist with several strategic customer accounts and other key matters at the company.

In addition, Lawrence R. Kunkel, who has served several years as a board member and the chair of the audit committee, has taken on the position of chairman of the board. Denis Colbourne, the former chairman, remains on the board of directors and continues to serve on the audit and compensation committees of the board.


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