Jan Slaghekke has joined California-based Sungevity Inc. as chief global officer, a new position for the company.
Slaghekke is responsible for managing Sungevity's expansion and strategic relationships in key markets outside the U.S., including its partnership with Netherlands utility E.On to address European solar markets.
‘Global expansion is a top business priority for Sungevity, and our planned entry into Germany is a testament to the success of our platform business model,’ says Andrew Birch, CEO of Sungevity. ‘We are laser-focused on continuing to grow our solar services worldwide, and Jan's leadership will be instrumental in this continued expansion.’
Prior to joining Sungevity, Slaghekke held executive positions with BP plc, includingÂ management of BP Alternative Energy's wind and thermal power business across Europe and Asia.