SPG Solar

August 21, 2012 06:00 ET

SPG Solar Names Doug May as New CEO

Energy Veteran Brings Track Record of Success With Solar Products and Services

NOVATO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 21, 2012) - SPG Solar, a leading provider of commercial solar power products and services, today announced the appointment of Doug May as CEO.

For the past nine years, May has been at the forefront of accelerating cost reductions and product innovation in the solar industry.

"Doug demonstrates a focus on putting customers' needs first, which in turn has allowed him to build trusted brands that deliver innovative products and services to drive exponential growth," said Lisa Schule, Board Member and Managing Director, GEF. "That focus on customers and delivering best-in-class products and services makes Doug the ideal candidate to lead SPG Solar into its next phase of growth."

May brings more than 30 years of experience both domestically and internationally in high tech and renewable energy. Most recently, May was President and CEO of Unirac, and prior to that he was VP of Worldwide Sales, Service and Marketing at Xantrex, a leader in the renewable energy, consumer electronics and power products markets.

"I am excited to join a company like SPG Solar that has made going solar easy for its customers for more than a decade," said Doug May. "We've got an experienced team here that is engineering solutions and products that reduce lifetime costs, deliver more solar energy and are built to last. That is why the company is experiencing significant growth, and I look forward to building on that success."

May holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Southern California. He is also a member of the board of directors at Falcon Waterfree, SPG Solar and Operation Amped, a nonprofit group that supports wounded warriors through free surf camps.

About SPG Solar
SPG Solar designs, engineers, builds and maintains high quality solar power systems for large commercial, industrial, governmental and public energy users. To further improve the economics of solar, SPG Solar launched in July the All Weather SunSeeker® Tracker, a single-axis tracker that produces up to 25% more solar energy in all weather conditions at the lowest lifetime cost. Learn more at or visit our booth # 2431 at Solar Power International in Orlando, FL.

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