OPEL International Inc., a global developer and supplier of high-concentration photovoltaic and other solar products, has hired Jay Johnson as director of Western regional sales, where he will be responsible for business development and the sales process. In this role, he will be based in northern California and will handle OPEL Solar's project sales and dealer network expansion.
Johnson has 15 years of experience in business development, seven of which have been in solar power project and energy project development sales experience. Prior to joining OPEL Solar, he worked for Akeena Solar as a commercial sales executive and for CETX Energy Agency as director of energy services. Most recently, he was the director of commercial sales for Centrosolar America, where he opened the California operations for the Germany-based solar manufacturer.
SOURCE: OPEL International Inc.