March 3 (Renewables Now) - Swedish thin-film solar technology developer Midsummer AB (STO:MIDS) announced on Monday that Jarno Montella has joined the company as business development manager to focus on the European market.
Montella’s background includes a nine-year stint as managing director of the Italian unit of thin-film peer Hanergy Holding Group Ltd, as well as various roles at Secular Energy. He also brings in experience in finance after holding positions of investment manager in Robeco and ABN AMRO Investment Solutions.
Commenting on Montella’s hiring, Midsummer CEO Sven Lindstrom said the company had experienced growth of 1,780% in the last five years and the newly-appointed business development manager can help boost Midsummer’s global and European footprint.
Montella’s tenure started on March 1.