SolarCity has appointed Jimmy Chuang vice president of structured finance and Aaron Chew vice president of investor relations. Both new executives will report to Bob Kelly, chief financial officer.
Chuang joins SolarCity from GCL Solar Energy Inc., a solar developer, where he was chief structured finance officer. He previously held senior structured finance roles at Fotowatio Renewable Ventures and MMA Renewable Ventures, where he was responsible for acquiring, developing and investing in various renewable energy projects and leading tax-advantaged equity capital, construction financing and permanent debt-raising efforts.
At SolarCity, he will manage the structured finance group and help identify and build relationships with tax equity and debt investors.
Chew will be responsible for communicating SolarCity's financial performance, strategy and growth prospects to analysts and investors. He has served as vice president and senior vice president of equity research and senior alternative energy/solar analyst at the Maxim Group. Prior to that role, he served as a senior solar analyst at Hapoalim Securities.