GT Solar to Exhibit at PV Taiwan 2009
MERRIMACK, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GT Solar International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOLR), a global provider of specialized equipment and technology for the solar power industry, today announced that Eric Mao-Teng Hsu has joined the company in the newly-created position of country manager - Taiwan. In this role, Hsu will be responsible for establishing a direct office in Taiwan, and for leading the company’s efforts in the growing Taiwanese market.
Hsu brings to GT Solar nearly 15 years of sales, service, and management experience. Most recently, he served as an account manager for Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates. Previously, he was the service operation director/Asia service deputy director for Brooks Automation, Inc. Hsu has also held positions of increasing responsibility at other companies, including AMPI Inc., INTRACO Asia Taiwan, and KLA-Tencor Corporation. He earned a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from International Technological University in Sunnyvale, Calif.
“Eric is a seasoned professional with a significant amount of practical and leadership experience,” said Jeff Ford, GT Solar’s vice president and general manager, Asia. “We are extremely pleased that Eric has joined GT Solar, and look forward to his successes as he focuses on strengthening our customer relationships and broadening our presence in the Taiwanese market.”
Also today, GT Solar announced that it will be exhibiting at PV Taiwan 2009. The exhibition will take place from October 7 – 9, 2009 at the Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan.
About GT Solar International, Inc.
GT Solar International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOLR) is a leading global provider of specialized manufacturing equipment and services essential for the production of photovoltaic wafers, cells and modules and polysilicon for the solar power industry. The company's principal products are directional solidification systems and chemical vapor deposition reactors and related equipment. For additional information about GT Solar, please visit www.gtsolar.com.