22 March 2012

CIGS PV firm MiaSolé appoints director sales & marketing EMEA

MiaSolé of Santa Clara, CA, USA, which was founded in 2001 to make copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) thin-film photovoltaic panels, has appointed Michael Povlin as director sales & marketing EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). The firm says that the appointment emphasizes its continued strategy to expand its business globally and to execute on strategic, international partnerships.

Picture: Michael Povlin.

Povlin has extensive knowledge of the solar and technology industries, with more than 20 years of international management experience at high-tech companies. He also has proven experience in market development and sales strategies in Germany and throughout EMEA, having previously been director of sales and marketing EMEA at cadmium telluride PV firm Abound Solar. Prior to joining Abound, he held management positions at Integrated Device Technology, Tensilicia and Intel.

“MiaSolé’s14% efficiency solar panels are the best thin-film solution for European free-field and rooftop applications, and Michael’s appointment underscores our commitment to the European market,” claims Rich Hossfeld, VP of sales & business development. “Michael’s experience will be integral in further driving the growth of our company as well as enhancing the value and service we offer our customers,” he adds.

In February, MiaSolé said that it had achieved 14% efficiency for its thin-film photovoltaic panels in production, representing a year-on-year increase in efficiency of more than 30%.

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