SPG Solar expands leadership team with operations and engineering talent

NOVATO, CA–(Marketwire – Oct 29, 2012) – SPG Solar, a leading provider of commercial solar power products and services, today announced two new executive team members. Effective immediately, John Tomaszewski will serve as SPG Solar’s senior vice president of operations and customer service and warranty, and Soren Jensen will take on the role of director of engineering.

“Our focus is on making solar an easy choice by delivering commercial solar services and products that provide both immediate savings and a great long-term energy solution,” said SPG Solar CEO Doug May. “To achieve this goal, SPG Solar’s engineering and operations organizations must be world-class. John’s track record of excellence in operations, coupled with Soren’s demonstrated expertise in engineering best-in-class solar products will further enhance our ability to serve as a leader in the commercial and utility-scale solar space.”

John Tomaszewski brings forward extensive experience in operations and supply chain strategy with almost two decades working with OEM and Tier 1-3 suppliers to define operational strategies and drive execution. Most recently, as president for NaviAsia North America and China, Tomaszewski established a global supply chain and operations to support OEM international customers in Asia. He also leverages past experience gleaned from executive positions in a number of industries, including consumer products, high tech, automotive, and energy. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Tomaszewski also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Soren Jensen brings over 15 years of product development experience from the high tech and renewable energy fields. Prior to joining SPG Solar, Jensen managed the ground mount product development team at SunPower, where he was responsible for the design and development of the Oasis “Power Plant in a Box” product, a standardized utility-scale solar solution optimized to deliver the lowest Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE). Jensen’s experience also comprises a decade with development and commercialization of instrumentation for process control for the primary steel manufacturing and cement industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from The Engineering Academy of Denmark and a Master of Science degree in ocean engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.