Suniva Inc. has named PM Pai to its board of directors. Pai is the former chief operating officer (COO) of SunPower and has more than 30 years of manufacturing and mass-production experience in a range of industries. Pai will impart his expertise as Suniva streamlines supply chain operations, increases production and expands marketing for its monocrystalline solar cells manufactured in the U.S.
From April 2005 to July 2008, Pai was the COO of SunPower and was responsible for strategic planning, production expansion and supply chain development on a worldwide basis. Prior to working at SunPower, Pai served four years as president of Moser Baer India Ltd., the world's second-largest manufacturer of optical storage media.