First Solar Inc. has named Joe Kishkill as the company’s chief commercial officer.
Kishkill will have comprehensive leadership responsibility for global business development, sales and international public affairs, with a primary focus on sustainable growth in emerging markets. Reporting to Kishkill will be regional business development and global public affairs teams.
Most recently, Kishkill was eastern hemisphere president for Exterran, a global provider of natural gas, petroleum and water treatment production services. Prior to that, he led Exterran’s business in the Latin America region. He also served as Enron’s CEO for South America.
Kishkill earned an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, and holds a BS in electrical engineering from Brown University.