27 July 2010
SolarBridge Technologies, continuing its efforts to commercialize products for the efficient conversion and distribution of solar energy, today announced that Joe Lamoreux will join the SolarBridge executive team as vice president of operations.
“Joe will be a tremendous asset to our company as we expand our customer relationships and move into pilot production,” said Ron Van Dell, president and CEO, SolarBridge. “His expertise in manufacturing readiness, global supply chain management and innovative product development will enhance every aspect of our operations.”
“I am thrilled to join such an innovative and revolutionary company,” said Lamoreux. “The company is making solar technology easy and affordable by developing module-integrated microinverter solutions that are game-changing and highly disruptive.”
Lamoreux has extensive leadership experience commercializing new products and managing global operations in the power electronics and PC industries. He was formerly CEO and vice president of operations at Coldwatt Inc., where he established global manufacturing, operations and product development, leading the company to a successful merger with Flextronics. As chief operating officer of Valence Technology, he helped drive the turnaround of the lithium-ion battery manufacturer. Lamoreux has also held senior management positions at Dell, Compaq and IBM. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University.
SolarBridge Technologies, a leader in integrated microinverter technology for the solar industry, is working to accelerate the adoption of solar energy in the U.S. and Europe. SolarBridge provides a patented microinverter system that is directly integrated onto solar modules, greatly increasing efficiency and reliability while reducing the cost of solar installation and maintenance for the residential and light commercial markets. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas.