APsystems builds up EMEA sales and support team
APsystems has solidified its strong market position in the Europe, Middle East a region with key appointments in sales and support.
Cathia Younsi has been named Sales Regional Director Western/South, expanding the APsystems footprint in residential and commercial segments with specific focus on the France, Switzerland, Italy and Portugal markets. She brings over 15 years of sales management experience in global energy and industrial groups including Engie, Suez and Siemens before joining the solar industry with Unisolar other leaders of the industry.
Aymeric Chollet joins as Sales Manager Western, to focus on channel development with T1 installers in France and Switzerland. Jean Christophe Homar, bringing senior technical sales expertise from 20 years at Schneider Electric, remains Sales Manager Middle East/Africa, focusing on opportunities in South Africa, Morocco, Turkey and Jordan.
Reda Kaismoune has been named Product Trainer West/South and regional technical advisor. Kaismoune brings strong training program design and delivery experience from solar companies such as Sunpower corporation, where he spent seven years.
Chris Pitts starts as Sales Manager Benelux and UK. Chris comes from Bosch Inverter where he was UK Sales Manager for the solar division.
“Under the leadership of Olivier Jacques, Senior VP and MD for the EMEA region, our team will continue to build to cover the dynamic EMEA region and bring top class expertise for APsystems in the market,” said Maxime Boiron, senior marketing director for the APsystems EMEA regions“We are establishing a sustainable organization in the EMEA region and have currently several open positions in customer support, training and sales to provide our growing customer base, the best possible services.”
Since its founding in Silicon Valley in 2009, APsystems has emerged as an industry leader through innovative solar products including dual-module microinverters and the first true 3-phase, four-module unit.
APsystems ranked no. 2 in global market share among microinverter suppliers by shipments in 2014 (source: GTM Research).
APsystems EMEA maintains offices close to Rotterdam, Netherlands, and in Lyon, France.