Peter van Berkel to lead continued growth and expansion in the region
LYON, France--Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), a global energy technology company, announced today that Peter van Berkel has been appointed general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He is focused on building scale into Enphase's EMEA business and further expanding the company's core value proposition of quality, reliability and innovation.
Peter van Berkel joins Enphase with more than 20 years of experience at Philips Electronics, where he was responsible for global product strategy and planning, marketing, sales and account management. During his tenure at Philips, van Berkel held various executive roles, including general manager of the light systems business in China, and vice president and market leader for Philips Lighting in Russia. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electronics from the Hogeschool Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands and has received executive training at INSEAD, IMD and MIT.
Enphase's growth in Europe, one of the world's largest solar markets, is primarily due to its technology leadership and vision for energy management as an easy-to-use, scalable and integrated system. The company's EMEA headquarters are located in Lyon, France, with offices in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom and Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
"We are excited to have Peter join our team at Enphase," said Paul Nahi, president and CEO of Enphase. "He brings to the company many years of executive experience managing international teams, along with leadership roles in sales, marketing, product management, and P&L management. With a new general manager in EMEA, we continue to strengthen our team and deepen our talent for global expansion."
"I am thrilled to join Enphase during such a pivotal growth stage," said Peter van Berkel. "The company continues to build a strong presence in EMEA, and I look forward to working with the talented team to implement some innovative go-to-market strategies that will help strengthen our position in this dynamic market."
To learn more about the Enphase Energy Solution and the company's integrated approach to energy management, visit Enphase Energy at Energie 2015 (Hall 3, Booth D05) from October 6-8 at Brabanthallen, Den Bosch, the Netherlands, or Solar Energy UK 2015 (Booth A56) from October 13-15 at NEC, Birmingham, UK.
About Enphase Energy
Enphase Energy, a global energy technology company, is leading the charge to bring smart, connected solar energy to every home, business and community. The company delivers simple, innovative and reliable energy management solutions that advance the worldwide potential of renewable energy. Enphase has shipped approximately 9 million microinverters, and over 340,000 Enphase residential and commercial systems have been deployed in more than 95 countries. Join Enphase on LinkedIn and Twitter and visit www.enphase.com for more information.