SunLink Welcomes Ken Schwarz as New CFO
San Rafael, Calif., 30, 2015 — SunLink Corporation today announced Ken Schwarz has joined the company as chief financial officer. With decades of successful high-growth company leadership and proven financial and operational expertise, he joins SunLink during a phase of rapid growth for the company — including several new product introductions, expanded service offerings, a recent acquisition and an even more ambitious agenda for 2016 and beyond.
“SunLink is leveraging our unique engineering skills, engineering design tools and market-leading mounting systems to rapidly evolve into a full-service solar energy solutions company. Ken’s wealth of experience and complementary skills in operational excellence and M&A will be invaluable to us as we continue to ramp up — both organically and through M&A,” said SunLink CEO Michael Maulick. “Ken’s addition to our lineup will accelerate our actions to advance universal solar adoption by utilities, government and commercial enterprises as well as in the residential sector.”
For the past two years, Schwarz has served as CFO at Sungevity, heading up corporate finance, accounting and financial partnerships (including managing alliances with Sunrun (NASDAQ: RUN) and Mosaic) for the leading residential solar company.
Prior to joining Sungevity, he was CFO and SVP of Information Systems at Primus Telecommunications Group (NYSE: PTGI), a publicly held global telecommunications company. Schwarz also previously served as president and CFO of Simplexity, LLC, and held executive roles at Intersections Inc. (NASDAQ: INTX), where he assisted the company’s growth in revenue from $10 million to over $250 million along with acquisitions, several rounds of financing and an initial public offering.
“I’m eager to bring my experience and industry knowledge to SunLink and look forward to joining its highly regarded management team as we build on the company’s expertise to drive the next wave of solar industry innovation,” explained new SunLink CFO Ken Schwarz. “I believe SunLink is very well-positioned to take a leadership role in transforming the industry, and I look forward to assisting them in that endeavor.”
To explore career opportunities or to submit an application to join the SunLink team, visit the SunLink careers page.
Since the company’s inception, SunLink has been at the forefront of the solar energy industry, continuing to advance the universal adoption of solar power. The company brings powerful solar energy solutions to market through innovative, highly engineered products and in-demand customer services. Developed through an unparalleled commitment to R&D, SunLink’s solutions have been proven in connection with thousands of projects across the Americas – including many in the world’s most extreme environments. Visit www.sunlink.com or follow twitter.com/sunlink.
Christine Bennett for SunLink