HiQ Solar Announces Appointment of New CEO, Rob Howard

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HiQ Solar Announces Appointment of New CEO,
Rob Howard

Posted on: 12 Aug 2018

SANTA CLARA, Calif., December 7th, 2018 – HiQ Solar, a US-based innovator in PV inverters today announced that its COO, Mr. Robert Howard, is taking over as the new CEO of the company, the position formerly occupied by Dr. Lutz Henckels. “I want to thank Dr. Henckels for his many contributions to growing the company this far” said Rob. “In his role as Chairman of the Board, Lutz will have more bandwidth to focus on fundraising and strategic partnerships for HiQ”, he added. “The company is entering a new phase.”

Mr. Howard has a long history in operations management, supplier quality and commodity management. His experience includes seventeen years in the automobile industry with companies such as Daimler, Chrysler, and General Motors. He is a Six Sigma certified Master Black Belt. Before joining HiQ Solar, he was at Enphase Energy as the Senior Director of Global Manufacturing,

About HiQ Solar

HiQ Solar is dedicated to innovation in the area of solar power and renewable energy.

Founded in 2009, the company draws on decades of industry experience in high-tech, with a veteran team from the precision communications test and measurement field. With a successful track record of bringing leading-edge products to market, we use a systematic approach to reliability and user-focused design. We are privately held and based in Silicon Valley, a world center for innovation.

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