Advertisements

pvXchange Appoints New Senior Mangement

Zug, Switzerland June 6th 2011 – P
photovoltaic components, has announced the appointment of Michael Maximilian Mueller as
Chief Marketing Officer, following its recent investment round from WHEB Partners.
Managing Director of the original German business
Mueller will head up a new international arm
with recruitment and international expansion, the thir
proprietary trading technology.
“Michael Maximilian has shown exceptional work
pvXchange and we are certain he will steer pvXchange towards an even brighter
future.” says Mr Malkwitz. “I am delighted to hand him the reins of the international
business.” Co-founder Florian Meyer-Delpho will move to San Francisco to head up the
firm’s forthcoming US branch alongside recent appointment Elliot
of Bain & Company – while the third co
to drive product development, including ancillary services
Portal or the Product Database.
“I’m excited to join a business that has seen 100% year
years and still has such massive potential to expand in Europe, the US, Canada and East
Asia,” says Michael Maximilian Mueller
participants as the solar market surpasses its global tipping point. With complementary
talent on board like Olaf Emmerich and our global footprint established, we are now
perfectly positioned to stay ahead of the market.”
Mr Mueller knows the business well having
as a technology entrepreneur, as well as having worked in both the financial sector
Nomura and Lehman Brothers – and the corporate sector, in the consumer electronics arm of Sony. He holds an MBA
from IESE Business School in Spain.
Olaf Emmerich also has experience at Sony
Switzerland and Austria. “We will continually adapt the pvXchange business model to the needs of our customers and
transfer it to new markets to build a strong and broad
A third new hire is Research Analyst Goekhan Demirci, who will focus on developing the market data generated by
transactions conducted via the exchange, which will provide unparalleled market transparency around price
developments and support the predictio
The US subsidiary in San Francisco will be fully established in the coming weeks and is
procurement manager to join the management team that has already been put in place. Full international headcount for
pvXchange now stands at 34 full time staff and
See pvXchange at Intersolar (Hall A6, Booth 250) t
Munich, Germany
Background and new contact details for
Contact details for pvXchange International AG
Founded in 2004, pvXchange is the leading global
and inverters. pvXchange mediates the exchange and
sellers. In 2010, 184 megawatts of solar modules
www.pvxchange-international.com.
Toby Guise (London, UK) – Phone
2011
management and opens international office in Switzerland
PvXchange, the leading international online business
Founder Kai Malkwitz will remain
based in Berlin – pvXchange GmbH
– pvXchange AG – operating from new offices in Zug
third plank of the strategy will be the
in his previous role as advisor to
Elliott Gansner – formerly
co-founder Martin Schachinger will remain in Berlin
, such as the Price Information
year-on-year growth for the past four
Mueller. “PvXchange provides a key tool for all market
served as an advisor to pvXchange for the past two years. He has experience
– on the Capital Markets desks for
ich Sony, where he spent 9 years in Marketing and Sales in Germany, France,
market position,” he says.
prediction of future trends.
currently recruiting
45 commission-based brokers.
this June 8 to 10 at the International Congress Center Munich (ICM),
pvXchange
are: Baarerstrasse 141, CH-6300 Zug, Switzerland.
online business-to-business (B2B) exchange
brokers the sale and purchase of components between
were traded on the exchange. More
Media relations:
Phone: +44 207 286 3404, Cell: +44 7527 395 736, Mail:
Michael Maximilian Mueller
CEO, pvXchange
nternational business-to-business exchange for
CEO and Olaf Emmerich as
ounder as
change – while Michael Maximilian
Zug, Switzerland. Along
development of pvXchange’s
ting a sales and
his , Tel: +41 (41) 784 17 90.
for photovoltaic modules
buyers and
information can be found at
toby@wagtale.co.uk

Read more

Advertisements