Friday, May 8, 2009

Trina Solar Expands European Sales and Marketing Team

CHANGZHOU, China, May 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, today announced that the Company has expanded its European sales and marketing team.

Due to the continued development of its business initiatives in Europe and the growing demand for Trina Solar's quality products in over 18 countries, the Company has expanded its Sales and Marketing team to better serve the established markets of Germany, Italy, France, and Spain, as well as the emerging markets such as the Czech Republic, Portugal, the Netherlands, Austria, and Greece. The Company is pleased to announce two new appointments, who joined the Company's strong sales team in April 2009.

Ben Hill, formerly at BP Solar, has joined Trina Solar as Director of Sales & Marketing for Europe. Mr. Hill is a well-known and respected industry leader with over 23 years of experience in the photovoltaic industry. Prior to joining Trina Solar, he spent over 10 years at BP Solar, serving in both Germany and Spain and in various senior positions including Sales & Marketing Director for Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and most recently, as a Regional Director for Europe. Prior to BP Solar, he served as a Division Manager for Battery Control, DC Lighting and Solar at Sollatek Ltd. Mr. Hill will manage Trina Solar's operations in Europe and will refine and implement the Company's ambitious regional growth plans.

Daniel Priem has joined Trina Solar as Central European Manager. Mr. Priem has over 10 years of experience in solar and other renewable energies. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Priem spent over seven years at SunTechnics, a Conergy Group company, as a sales representative for Central Europe, manager of SunTechnics (Sydney), sales head for Southeast Asia and Australia, and finally as Conergy Group's commercial manager for Southern Europe. Mr. Priem also served as the business development manager for Innovative Windpower AG.

"We view Europe as an essential market region that includes key markets under current development," said Arturo Herrero, Trina Solar's Vice President of Sales & Marketing, who oversees Trina Solar's global sales and marketing. "We are delighted to strengthen our sales and marketing team with such talented and experienced personnel who bring years of regional and global knowledge and experience from well-known PV solar companies to our business."

1 comment:

solar panels said...

Trina solar is doing pretty good now.I think they might catch up with suntech.