Maxeon Solar picks former SunPower executive VP as new CEO

Jan 3, 2023 12:48 PM ET
  • Singapore-based solar cell and panel maker Maxeon Solar Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ: MAXN) has assigned Bill Mulligan as its new chief executive officer (CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER) with result from January 23, 2023.
Maxeon Solar picks former SunPower executive VP as new CEO
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In that duty, Mulligan will certainly replace Jeff Waters, that, as previously revealed, vacated the CEO setting and his board seat in mid-September. Ever since, Mark Babcock worked as CEO and will certainly now go back to his duty as chief revenue officer.

Mulligan joins Maxeon from Silicon Valley silicon anode material producer Sila Nanotechnologies. Previously, he served as CEO of microinverter maker SolarBridge, and also as Executive Vice President of Global Operations for SunPower Corporation where Maxeon was spun off in 2020.

"Bill joins Maxeon as we broaden our worldwide production impact, deploy a new 3 GW manufacturing facility in the United States, bring our next-generation Maxeon 7 and also Efficiency 7 items to market, and ramp up our Beyond the Panel campaign where we expect that Bill's previous micro-inverter organization experience will certainly be relevant," commented Donald Colvin, Maxeon's Chairman of the Board.

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