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REC Group appoints new Regional President for REC Americas

San Mateo, CA January 25, 2017
REC Group, the world’s most trusted brand of solar panels, announces Mr. Ken Fong as the new Regional President for REC Group in the Americas, which includes the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

Ken will be responsible for the profit and loss of REC Group in the Americas (REC Americas, LLC) and will manage the region’s sales, business development, technical and operations teams.

Bringing over 25 years of professional experience in sales, marketing, and business development to REC Group, Ken also has 10 years of solar industry experience. Prior to joining REC Group, he held senior roles at SunEdison, SunPower, and SolFocus as well as leading brands from other industries including Creative Labs, SEGA, and HP.

“I am proud to be joining REC Group; the #1 brand from Europe in the solar industry,” comments Ken Fong. “With the industry’s most reliable panels such as the REC TwinPeak line supported by such a solid, bankable company carrying low debt, my goal is to make REC Group the leading brand of solar panels in all of the Americas.”

Ken graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic University and holds an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Ken also represented the United States and placed 5th in an Under-13 World Junior Chess Championship. He will be based out of REC Group’s office in San Mateo, California.

For further information please contact:
Orod Amiri
Marketing Communications Manager, REC Group
Leopoldstr. 175; 80804 Munich; Germany
Phone +49 89 54 04 67-224
Email orod.amiri [at]

About REC Group:
Founded in Norway in 1996, REC Group (REC) is a leading vertically integrated solar energy company. Through integrated manufacturing from silicon to wafers, cells, high-quality panels and extending to solar solutions, REC provides the world with a reliable source of clean energy. REC’s renowned product quality is supported by the lowest warranty claims rate in the industry. REC is a Bluestar Elkem company with headquarters in Norway and operational headquarters in Singapore. REC employs more than 2,000 employees worldwide, producing 1.4 GW solar panels annually.

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