October 17, 2008

Evergreen Solar Appoints New Director of Sales for Asia Pacific Region

Evergreen Solar has appointed William Ovitt as director of sales for the Asia Pacific region.

In this newly created role, Mr Ovitt will oversee the sales and marketing in the Asia Pacific region.

Mr Ovitt brings more than a decade of international sales experience in the energy market to the company, much of it focused on renewable energy in the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to joining Evergreen Solar, Mr Ovitt held senior management positions with Xantrex Technology, a Canadian-based company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced power systems.

Terry Bailey, Evergreen Solar's senior vice president of marketing and sales, said: "Smitty Ovitt possesses proven expertise in building sales teams and distribution channels in the international energy markets, and he brings sales leadership and operational skills that will help Evergreen Solar rapidly achieve broad market penetration in the Asia Pacific markets."