With a goal of increased revenue, profit and customer satisfaction in more than 160 countries where ICP is present, Mr. Young will have the overall responsibility for marketing at ICP.
MONTREAL, Canada- May 6, 2004- ICP Solar Technologies Inc. (ICP), the global headquarters of the world's leading manufacturer of Advanced Thin Film solar technology, is proud to announce the appointment of Robert Young as Vice President Marketing & Business Development.
With a goal of increased revenue, profit and customer satisfaction in more than 160 countries where ICP is present, Mr. Young will have the overall responsibility for marketing at ICP. In this capacity, Mr. Young oversees marketing management, integrated marketing communications, market intelligence, distribution channel and customer support marketing. In addition, he is responsible for management of the ICP brand and corporate community relations programs. In his role of Business Development - Asia Pacific, Mr. Young leads ICP's sales and distribution operations, direct sales force, business partners and channels.
'ICP is very pleased to welcome Robert in this exponential growth stage of our enterprise. We are confident that Robert, as a broadminded marketing leader and executive of high caliber, he will help lead our B2B, military and OEM programs. While ICP's consumer division truly shines in a B2C environment, our new B2B technology partnerships will begin to distinguish our trademarked ATF (Advanced Thin Film) solutions as industry standard ", said Sass M. Peress, President and CEO of ICP Solar Technologies Inc.
Previously as Vice-President Operations for a broadcast electronics firm, Mr. Young led a team of employees with responsibility for marketing, distribution and services operations in 124 countries. During his tenure he helped the organization grow revenue by over 250% in three years. Underlying this success was his emphasis on corporate branding and customer service initiatives.
Mr. Young began his professional career in 1986. Since then, he has held a number of senior management roles overseeing sales, marketing, brand development and financial management, with experience in Technology, Software and Services.
Mr. Young holds a BA degree from McGill University
About ICP Solar Technologies Inc.:
ICP Solar Technologies Inc. is a world leading manufacturer of solar power technology. Our Advanced Thin Film (ATF) technology places ICP at the forefront of this industry. ICP develops innovative solar powered products and solutions that meet the needs of the military, commercial, consumer, and OEM markets. ICP was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. ICP operates in more than 160 countries. Commercial divisions, manufacturing plants and distribution facilities exist in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information about ICP Solar Technologies, please visit: www.icpsolar.com or email: firstname.lastname@example.org .