Herzliya, Israel (August 20, 2019) – SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in smart energy technology, announced today the appointment of Mr. Uri Bechor as Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Bechor brings to SolarEdge over twenty years of experience serving in both senior vice president and GM level roles at Flextronics International Ltd. In his last position, Mr. Bechor served as Senior Vice President, Global Operations, Europe and the Americas where he oversaw more than forty manufacturing sites and was responsible for revenues of more than $10 billion.
“I am very excited to be joining SolarEdge during its continued expansion through acquisitions and organic growth,” said Mr. Bechor. “I was the General Manager of Flextronics Israel when SolarEdge began production in 2010, and I know well the products and many of the management and operations team. I am honored and poised to address the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead,” stated Mr. Bechor.
“Uri is a key addition to our growing executive management team,” stated Nadav Zafrir, Co- Chairman of SolarEdge. “We are excited to welcome him to our team and confident that he will significantly enhance our operations capabilities and execution. Mr. Bechor will no doubt contribute greatly to the operational aspects needed to grow both our core smart energy business and our recently acquired businesses, including lithium ion cells and batteries of Kokam.”
SolarEdge is a global leader in smart energy. By leveraging world-class engineering capabilities and with a relentless focus on innovation, SolarEdge creates smart energy solutions that power our lives and drive future progress. SolarEdge developed an intelligent inverter solution that changed the way power is harvested and managed in photovoltaic (PV) systems. The SolarEdge DC optimized inverter seeks to maximize power generation while lowering the cost of energy produced by the PV system. Continuing to advance smart energy, SolarEdge addresses a broad range of energy market segments through its PV, storage, EV charging, batteries, UPS, electric vehicle powertrains, and grid services solutions. SolarEdge is online at solaredge.com