Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Roland Kiser Appointed Chief Financial Officer of Martifer Solar USA

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Martifer Solar USA publicly named senior banking executive Roland Kiser as its Chief Financial Officer, closing an extensive search for a candidate suited to lead the company through a period of accelerated growth. Kiser, a veteran of UBS and HSH Nordbank, brings more than 20 years of experience in banking and renewable energy financing to the solar construction firm.

"I am pleased to join Martifer Solar USA at this critical juncture," Mr. Kiser states. "We are poised to secure and sustain increasing national market share through strategic financing, responsible growth management, and visionary leadership."

Mr. Kiser’s extensive experience financing renewable energy projects includes developing a $6 billion business unit at HSH Nordbank that funded over 4.5 GW of wind and solar plants, becoming a leading source of clean energy capital in North America. More recently, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kenyon Energy, he supported an aggressive growth strategy to provide the organization with funding for their pipeline of photovoltaic projects.

“Roland Kiser’s track record leading organizations through periods of rapid expansion aligns precisely with our current priorities,” stated Raffi Agopian, Chief Executive Officer of Martifer Solar USA. “His industry expertise and ambitious vision add tremendous value to the company.”

About Martifer Solar USA, Inc. – Martifer Solar USA, Inc. (Martifer Solar USA) specializes in the design, engineering and installation of solar photovoltaic systems. The company has been providing turnkey solar integration services in the United States market since 2001. Please visit www.martifersolarusa.com.

Martifer Solar USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of Martifer Solar S.A. (www.martifersolar.com), a multinational solar manufacturer and installation company with over 250 MW of solar assets installed worldwide. Martifer Solar S.A. operates in more than 20 countries and reported revenues of $400 million in 2011.