SINGAPORE, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Maxeon Solar Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MAXN), a global leader in solar innovation, today announced that Tiffany See and Lindsey Wiedmann have been respectively named Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and Chief Legal Officer (CLO). The composition of the Board of Directors for Maxeon Solar Technologies has also been announced.
Key Executives Roles
Maxeon Solar Technologies strengthened its leadership team with the addition of two executive veterans with track records of success in their respective areas of competence:
- An experienced human resources leader, in her new position as CHRO Tiffany See will lead the company’s worldwide human resources organization and will be responsible for driving the global talent and diversity strategies. Ms. See is joining from BHP, a global resources company. Prior to BHP, she was Executive Director, Human Resources (Asia), for Dell Technologies, where she spent 17 years in a variety of Human Resources leadership positions.
- Former General Counsel, Global Projects, Transactions and Operations at SunPower Corporation, Lindsey Wiedmann supported the solar residential, commercial and large-scale power plant business units globally with legal teams in France, Mexico and the United States. Ms. Wiedmann was also the lead SunPower attorney for 8point3 Energy Partners LP’s initial public offering in 2015 and nearly three years of acquisitions and operational activity as a public company. In her new position as Chief Legal Officer, she will oversee the company’s worldwide legal affairs and will manage the sustainability team.
“We are delighted to have both Lindsey and Tiffany join the leadership team of Maxeon. Lindsey brings a deep knowledge and understanding of the solar industry at a global scale, and is a critical addition as we rapidly build our presence in the large scale solar market. Given the depth and breadth of Maxeon’s global footprint, Tiffany brings great experience in managing our growing workforce, especially as we strengthen our team to feed the increasing supply and demand for our industry-leading solar products,” said Jeff Waters, CEO of Maxeon Solar Technologies. “Both have a proven track record in managing international groups, deep expertise in their respective areas, and a focus on strategic clarity and operational excellence.”
Ms. Wiedmann and Ms. See will be based at Maxeon’s new headquarters in Singapore.
Board Of Directors
In addition, Maxeon Solar Technologies is very pleased to announce its members of its Board of Directors, consisting of ten directors. The board members bring considerable industry experience in both the selling and producing of solar energy, as well as broad and deep public board experience. The board includes three independent directors – Mr. Kevin Kennedy, Mr. Donald Colvin, Mr. Chee Keong Yap; three designees from Total S.E. – Mr. Lee Young, Mr. Erick Chabanne, Mr. Rémi Bourgeois; three designees from Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (TZS) – Mr. Shen Haoping, Ms. Zhang Changxu, Mr. Wang Yan; and Maxeon’s Chief Executive Officer Jeff Waters.
Biographies of the Board of Directors members are available on the Maxeon Corporate Website, at https://www.maxeon.com/company/board-of-directors.
About Maxeon Solar Technologies
Maxeon Solar Technologies (NASDAQ: MAXN) is Powering Positive Change™. Headquartered in Singapore, Maxeon designs and sells SunPower brand solar panels across more than 100 countries and is the leader in solar innovation with access to over 900 patents and two best-in-class solar panel product lines. With operations in Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe and Mexico, Maxeon products span the global rooftop and solar power plant markets through a network of more than 1,100 trusted partners and distributors. A pioneer in sustainable solar manufacturing, Maxeon leverages a 35-year history in the solar industry and numerous awards for its technology. For more information about how Maxeon is Powering Positive Change™ visit us at www.maxeon.com, on LinkedIn and on Twitter @maxeonsolar.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to, statements regarding our future plans and areas of focus, our positioning for future success following the spin-off, our future business plans, and our expectations for technology collaboration. These forward-looking statements are based on our current assumptions, expectations and beliefs and involve substantial risks and uncertainties that may cause results, performance or achievement to materially differ from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. A detailed discussion of these factors and other risks that affect our business is included in filings we make with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from time to time, including our most recent report on Form 20-F, as amended, particularly under the heading “Risk Factors.” Copies of these filings are available online from the SEC or on the SEC Filings section of our Investor Relations website at www.maxeon.com/investor-relations. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information currently available to us, and we assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements in light of new information or future events.
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ALYI EV Battery And Charging Station New Details Out Next Tuesday
Dallas, TX – September 18, 2020 – OTC PR WIRE – Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTC PINK: ALYI) reconfirmed that on Tuesday next week, September 22, 2020, the company will publish new details on the electric vehicle battery and electric vehicle charging station components to ALYI’s overall electric mobility ecosystem.
In addition to its own groundbreaking electric vehicle (EV) battery innovation progress, the company is exploring solutions with Samsung SDI and Gegadyne Energy.
ALYI’s electric mobility ecosystem solution for Sub-Saharan Africa also includes a planned EV charging station Network.
ALYI has timed their Battery Day overview to coincide with Tesla’s schedule “Battery Day,”
ALYI’s electric mobility focus in Sub-Saharan Africa is founded on bringing environmentally sustainable transportation resources to a region where per capita transportation infrastructure is substantially under-resourced. At the same time, ALYI intends to develop and deploy the subject sustainable transportation solution in a manner that optimizes the economic benefit to the local economy.
The Rideshare ReVolt Electric Motorcycle is just the starting place for ALYI’s long-term electric mobility vision. Instead of designing specific future products in an isolated lab, ALYI has designed a process to bring a community of stakeholders together with ALYI’s own design team to collectively contribute to the future of electric mobility in Sub-Sharan Africa and beyond.
To motivate and inspire collaboration in a rational electric mobility evolutionary process, ALYI has architected an annual electric mobility symposium and conference around an electric auto race as an anchor event. The annual event will generate revenue contributing to the local economy, at the same time contributing to the evolutionary development of future electric mobility innovations. The expense of research and development will at least be offset by revenue from the annual event and potentially, research and development may become a profit center.
ALYI Electric Mobility Ecosystem Participation
ALYI’s electric mobility ecosystem has been designed to invite wide participation with the catalyst launching the ecosystem into perpetual motion built around a planned initial cryptocurrency offering (ICO) organized by ALYI funding partner RevoltTOLKEN.
The RevoltTOKEN cryptocurrency is structured to incorporate the holder as a stakeholder into the ALYI electric mobility ecosystem.
The RevoltTOKEN cryptocurrency is a utility token with redeemable value into the ALYI electric mobility ecosystem.
All interested in purchasing RevoltTOKEN cryptocurrency are encouraged to thoroughly review the white paper currently in a draft form and available on the RevoltTOKEN website (www.revolttoken.com) where the cryptocurrency redemption options are listed.
The whitepaper also details the overall vision of the ALYI electric mobility ecosystem in partnership with those becoming RevoltTOKEN stakeholders.
RevoltTOKEN is prepared to promptly move forward with the planned ICO. The ICO date and details will be forthcoming in several soon to be published future updates.
In the meantime, any parties interested in the pre-ICO purchase of RevoltTOKEN cryptocurrency can contact the company by email at email@example.com to explore pre-ICO incentives and opportunities.
For more information and to stay up to date on ALYI’s latest developments, please visit www.alternetsystemsinc.com.
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Bill Gates warns “climate change is an even harder problem than the coronavirus pandemic;” estimates 3 million people could die by 2100 if climate change is not stopped
Back in August, we wrote about Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates after he warned of another looming crisis that could be worse than the coronavirus. In his blog notes, Gates estimates that 3 million people could die by 2100 if climate change is not stopped.
More than a month later, Gates continues his gloom and doom warning about the danger of climate change. In an interview with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker, Gates answered the question about the overlaps between the challenge of fighting the pandemic and fighting climate change. Gates said:
“The pandemic illustrates that government didn’t look out for us despite the warnings that were out there. Climate fits that same paradigm. Sadly, the problem gets worse and worse, and there isn’t a solution like a vaccine where you can spend tens of billions of dollars and bring it to a close. No, climate change is much harder. The damage that will be done every year will be greater than what we’ve seen during this pandemic.“
When asked about the conspiracy theorists who believe that you helped to create and spread the coronavirus might be easy to dismiss if there weren’t so many of them. Gates said:
“It’s so crazy to suggest the opposite. We make vaccines, and that has saved millions of lives. To somehow say that a vaccine is malign or that the deaths aren’t really taking place, it’s surprising to me how interesting that is, and it spreads far more quickly than the truth. How should these social media platforms try to avoid being the source of these weirdly interesting falsehoods? That’s a debate or discussion we’re going to have to continue to have.”
In his earlier blog post, Gates wrote at the time that considering that “more than 600,000 people are known to have died from COVID-19 worldwide” as of August 3, Gates estimated that on an annualized basis, “that is a death rate of 14 per 100,000 people.”
Gates later compared and projected what the consequence would be if climate change is not addressed. Gate wrote:
How does that compare to climate change? Within the next 40 years, increases in global temperatures are projected to raise global mortality rates by the same amount—14 deaths per 100,000. By the end of the century, if emissions growth stays high, climate change could be responsible for 73 extra deaths per 100,000 people. In a lower emissions scenario, the death rate drops to 10 per 100,000.
Gates went to infer that, “by 2060, climate change could be just as deadly as COVID-19, and by 2100 it could be five times as deadly.” Gates projected that by 2100, 600,000 times five could die if climate change is not addressed.
You can watch the video of the interview below.
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