LOS GATOS, Calif. August 24th, 2016 – Tigo®, the Flex MLPE pioneer, today announced that Kevin Kilkelly joined the company and will assume the position of VP of Sales for the Americas.
Kilkelly, an experienced renewable energy executive, will lead Tigo’s commercial team and sales efforts throughout North, Central and South America, where he will manage the development of new business opportunities and oversee Tigo’s customer engagement processes for both direct and indirect sales channels.
I am delighted to be joining Tigo,” said Mr. Kilkelly. “I am particularly excited as their innovation in the field of smart and affordable Module Level Power Electronics (Flex MLPE), is poised to be a significant game changer in the solar industry. Tigo is truly leading innovations through its cloud based, scalable, and Rapid Shutdown technology. I’m looking forward to tackling the challenges ahead.”
Kilkelly has more than 15 years of executive and sales management experience in renewable energy and wholesale distribution. Prior to joining Tigo, Kevin held various executive positions at Unirac and SolarWorld as well as nearly 10 years at General Electric in operations, quality and as a P&L manager.
Kilkelly has a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy, West Point, and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University.
"Kevin’s proven leadership and understanding of the photovoltaic market make him a natural fit to service and respond to the needs of our national accounts and distribution channel partners,” said Zvi Alon, CEO of Tigo. "His experience and proven track record of providing solutions to customer’s most complex challenges will help position our customers for more reliable energy production and long term financial sustainability.”