|[January 08, 2013]
First Solar Hires Tim Rebhorn as Senior Vice President, Project Development
TEMPE, Ariz. --(Business Wire)--
First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced the appointment of Tim
Rebhorn as Senior Vice President, Project Development. He reports to
First Solar CEO Jim Hughes (News - Alert) and will be responsible for the company's
global project development strategy and execution.
"Tim will play a crucial role in implementing First Solar's strategy to
provide fully integrated photovoltaic power solutions in sustainable
markets around the world," said Jim Hughes. "He brings proven strengths
in business development, mergers and acquisitions, integration, value
creation and strategy implementation."
Rebhorn has more than 30 years of experience in the power generation
business as a senior executive in the gas, electricity, generation and
distribution industry segments. Most recently, he was CEO of Quail
Nuclear Specialty Services, an industrial construction company primarily
supporting the nuclear power industry. Previously, he was Managing
Director of Resolutions Management, where he provided strategic support
for clients in energy, steel, fuel cell engineering and construction,
petroleum and manufacturing industries. Earlier executive positions
include Merrill International and Stewart & Stevenson. He began his
career in the U.S. Navy, where he served in the Naval Nuclear Propulsion
Program and as a NATO Staff Planning Officer.
Rebhorn is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and earned an MBA from
Texas A&M University.
About First Solar, Inc.
First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic
(PV) solar systems which use its advanced thin-film modules. The
company's integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically
attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. From
raw material sourcing through end-of-life module collection and
recycling, First Solar's renewable energy systems protect and enhance
the environment. For more information about First Solar, please visit www.firstsolar.com.
For First Solar Investors
This release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant
to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934. The forward-looking statements in this release do not
constitute guarantees of future performance. Those statements involve a
number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially,
including risks associated with the company's business involving the
company's products, their development and distribution, economic and
competitive factors and the company's key strategic relationships and
other risks detailed in the company's filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. First Solar assumes no obligation to update any
forward-looking information contained in this press release or with
respect to the announcements described herein.
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