Aug 3, 2011 - US solar inverter maker Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ:AEIS) unveiled on Tuesday the appointment of Garry Rogerson as chief executive officer and board member with effect from August 4.
Rogerson will succeed Hans Betz, who will remain with the company as an adviser by the end of the year.
Rogerson is chairman of the board of Coherent Inc. Earlier in his career, he has held a number of managerial positions at US scientific instruments and vacuum products supplier Varian Inc. He acted as chairman and chief executive of the firm from 2009 until May 2010 when Varian was acquired by Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A).