SCHOTT Solar, Siemens veterans join sales operations in response to growing demand.
MILTON KEYNES, England—October 5, 2012 — Upsolar, a leading international provider of PV modules, today announced the addition of two members to its UK-based team. The company has appointed Bob Mills to the role of National Sales Manager and Stuart Tandy as Key Account Manager.
As National Sales Manager, Bob Mills is responsible for growing all sales channels within the United Kingdom at Upsolar. Mills comes to Upsolar with more than a decade of experience in the international solar market. Prior to joining the company, Mills served as Sales Manager for SCHOTT Solar in the UK and North America. Mills gained Engineering Qualifications from Sheffield Polytechnic, now Hallam University
“Having been on the front lines of solar for many years, I am encouraged by the dedication and ingenuity demonstrated by the entire Upsolar team,” said Mills. “I look forward to digging in with one of the market’s most promising module providers and serving the UK’s rapidly growing PV market.”
Upsolar’s new Key Account Manager, Stuart Tandy, also comes to Upsolar from SCHOTT Solar, where he served as a UK Sales Manager. Tandy was previously an Account Manger for global electronics and electrical engineering company Siemens, where he managed the distribution of energy-efficient heating controls. He was also responsible for community educational initiatives on the importance of reducing carbon footprints through energy efficiency measures. Tandy will leverage his years of advocacy experience in his work with Upsolar, helping to raise awareness on the environmental and financial benefits of solar energy for a variety of key stakeholders.
“Bob and Stuart are exceptional complements to our ever-expanding presence in the United Kingdom, a market that is demanding ever higher standards of technology and customer support,” said Justin Canning, Country Manager for UK Upsolar. “Both men bring rich knowledge from across the energy industry and will serve as valuable assets for our customers and partners who share a similar vision to our own as we explore new opportunities.”
Upsolar will display its complete product line in Hall 5, Stand A42 during Solar Power UK, 2-4 October at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.
Upsolar is a leading international solar module developer and producer, offering the solar industry’s best quality / price ratio in the global PV market. With vertically integrated, diversified manufacturing platforms, as well as an R&D-supported quality control management system, Upsolar produces high quality, reliable solar modules backed by a world-class warranty, at competitive prices. Headquartered in Shanghai, Upsolar has offices throughout Asia, Europe and North America to support an international customer-base, providing on-site technical support, customer service and product development teams. For more information, visitwww.upsolar.com.
Lucy Chen, +33 1 83 62 02 05
PR and Communication Specialist
Antenna Group for Upsolar
Kimberly Setliff, +1 415-977-1942