Suntech Power Makes New Appointment
Mr Lefebvre will report directly to Andrew Beebe, chief commercial officer at Suntech. He will be responsible for extending the companyâ€™s market leadership position throughout North and South America.
For the past four years, Mr Lefebvre served as vice president of sales and business development at SolarCity as well as a Suntech customer. He began his career in the aerospace division of GE before transitioning to the semiconductor equipment industry.
At Lam Research and Mattson Technology, Mr Lefebvre held senior management and product development positions working across Asia, Europe, and the US.
Andrew Beebe said: â€œJohn brings the ideal mix of industry experience and proven business development capabilities to lead Suntech America through the next phase of our industry's growth. As we enter a grid parity environment, markets throughout the Americas, particularly the US and Canada, are major strategic priorities for our global organization. This appointment will help to solidify our leadership position in what will remain a key regional driver of our global growth.â€
John Lefebvre, president of Suntech America, said: â€œI'm honored to join the Suntech team and plan to accelerate the company's remarkable trajectory throughout North and South America. I've been working with Suntech and their local teams for years now, and understand why and how Suntech has become the US and global market leader.â€
Will Mr Lefebvreâ€™s vast experience help Suntech to grow in America?
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