Peter Green Appointed President and CEO of Advent Solar | December 2007
The China US Center is pleased to announce that Board Member Peter Green has been appointed by Advent Solar as President and CEO.
Peter joins Advent after 30 years in the semiconductor industry in Europe and the U.S. Most recently, he led the Integrated Power Group at ON Semiconductor in Phoenix Arizona. Prior to ON Peter held various senior management roles during his 22 years at Intel Corp, including general manager of XScale and Handheld Computing. At Intel he managed acquisitions and joint developments in addition to his GM roles and started many new successful initiatives for the company in digital imaging and portable computing. Prior to joining Intel he held sales at marketing roles at Texas Instruments in Europe and Houston Tx. Peter joined Texas Instruments from Plessey UK where at the Allen Clark Research Center he was a scientist responsible for design and implementation of missile guidance systems for the Ministry of Defense.
Peter earned his master’s degree in microwave and telecommunications theory from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and his bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.
Advent Solar Inc. with headquarters in Albuquerque, New Mexico is a leading manufacturer of innovative solar cells and modules. Its unique, exclusive emitter wrap-through cell technology was originally developed at Sandia National Laboratories and is in a class of solar cells referred to as back-contact cells. This technology is the basis for Advent’s high performance products with the potential for dramatically lower cost than conventional solar photovoltaic technology.