Solyndra Inc., a manufacturer of cylindrical photovoltaic systems for commercial rooftops, has named John Gaffney general counsel and senior vice president of corporate development. In this role, he will lead Solyndra's legal and corporate development activities.
Most recently, from January 2008 to December 2009, Gaffney was an executive vice president at First Solar Inc., where he led the legal, corporate development, sustainable development and environmental affairs departments. Previously, he practiced law for over 20 years at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where he became a partner in 1993 and advised numerous corporate and institutional clients on merger, acquisition and capital markets transactions.
SOURCE: Solyndra Inc.