- With his appointment, the company consolidates its position and commitment to Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
- GoodWe is one of the world’s leading providers of solar and energy solutions with a strong local presence and strong potential for growth in the EMEA region.
GoodWe, the world’s leading manufacturer of photovoltaic inverters and energy storage solutions, has appointed Thomas Haering as its new President of EMEA Region. With this appointment, the company strengthens its position and commitment to the region that encompasses Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Thomas Haering will add responsibilities for sales and operation management in the region, reporting directly to Rong Shen, Vice President of GoodWe International Business, who highlights his extensive experience and points out that “we will give Thomas full support in his new position. Thanks to his great leadership and contribution to the EMEA team, we will grow together faster, always with the goal of driving the future of smart energy globally”.
“GoodWe, as a competitive global player in the solar industry, has always attached great importance to the EMEA market, trying to provide more professional products and services to local customers. Under the leadership of Thomas, the EMEA team, I believe, will definitely be injected with more vitality and confidence, thus making more achievements in this region.”
To date, Thomas Haering has served as Managing Director of GoodWe Europe GmbH that is located in Munich, Germany. Now, with his appointment, the company is demonstrating its commitment to the EMEA region, which is experiencing strong growth, with notable milestones such as the inauguration of the company’s new offices in Madrid. According to Daniel Huang, founder and CEO of GoodWe,“As the global solar market is growing exponentially, it is undeniable fact that the EMEA region is leading the way in solar power potential, with a spike in solar power demand. GoodWe has the ambition to further gain a foothold in this booming market and bring solar power to more people. In this regard, I should say that GoodWe’s commitment to Thomas is GoodWe’s commitment to the pursuit of growth and excellence in this region.”
Thomas Haering’s appointment aligns with the company’s development strategy, which aims to adapt business growth and improve GoodWe’s efficiency in a constantly evolving market. “I am very honoured to be appointed president of GoodWe EMEA where, over the past five years, I have built a great multilangual local EMEA team,” says Haering: “I would like to thank Rong Shen and Daniel Huang for all the support I have received over the years, and I am sure that I can continue to count on them to successfully face this new phase within the company”.
Thomas Haering, more than 25 years of experience in the industry
With a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Munich, Thomas Haering has more than 25 years of international experience in general management, sales, marketing and business development for fast-growing and highly dynamic technical markets such as photovoltaic inverters, solar panels, semiconductors and storage technologies.
With more than 4,000 employees, GoodWe consists of close to 100 people in the EMEA region that will now be managed by Thomas Haering, leading a team that develops products and solutions for residential, commercial and industrial segments as well as large-scale plants.
GoodWe is a leading global PV inverter and energy storage system manufacturer listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 688390). With more than three million inverters delivered and 35GW installed in over 100 countries and regions, GoodWe solar inverters have been used in residential, commercial and industrial rooftops as well as Large Plants, ranging from 0.7 kW to 250 kW. GoodWe has more than 4,000 employees located in 20 different countries, 700 of them in the R&D team, being the most financially stable inverter manufacturer as ranked by Bloomberg New Energy Finance for 2021. GoodWe is also listed in the Top 3 global list of storage inverter suppliers according to Wood Mackenzie in 2021.
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