Solar Power Partners Appoints Powell President And CEO


Solar Power Partners Inc. (SPP) has named G. Robert Powell president and chief executive officer. He was formerly the company's vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Alexander von Welczeck, former president and CEO, will continue with the company as chief strategy officer.

Powell joined SPP earlier this year after his role as CFO at Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E). As vice president and CFO at SPP, he oversaw SPP's financial activities, which included working with financial partners, guiding the company's overall finance strategy and leading other corporate development functions.

Prior to working at PG&E, Powell was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP's national energy practice and a partner at Arthur Andersen LLP's worldwide energy and communications practice.

SOURCE: Solar Power Partners

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