Real Goods Solar Inc. announced that Kam Mofid has joined the Company as CEO. The Company’s previous CEO Bill Yearsley has decided to leave the organization to pursue other interests. He will be assisting in the transition.
Mofid brings to Real Goods a wealth of knowledge and experience in the solar industry. Most recently Mofid was General Manager of Global Residential and Light Commercial Systems at SunEdison. Prior to this role, he was President of Mainstream Energy, the parent company of REC Solar and AEE Solar where under his leadership the company achieved substantial growth and improvements. Prior to his entry into the solar sector, Mofid served as President of Teleflex Power Systems, and at Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Company, as Director of Materials and Logistics. In the earlier part of his career, Mofid held engineering and operations management positions at General Motors. Mofid holds M.Sc. degree from Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Industrial & Systems Engineering.
“Everyone on the Board is very pleased to have Kam join us and lead the charge to continue to make Real Goods Solar a premier brand and a world-class player in the industry,” said Jirka Rysavy, Chairman of Real Goods Solar. “We would also like to thank Bill Yearsley for his contributions and we wish him success in the future.”
“We are in a very exciting and pivotal period in the solar sector marked by great growth opportunities as well as challenges that require transformational strategies and efforts to achieve scale and profitably,” commented Mofid. “Real Goods Solar has been a pioneer in solar since 1978; I am honored to join this team of dedicated solar professionals and to lead the company in its journey to become the industry benchmark for excellence and superior customer experience.”
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