SolarOne® Appoints C. Tegner Rood as Director of Manufacturing Operations

July 3, 2008
Date Announced: 03 Jul 2008 Framingham, MA, July 3, 2008 -- SolarOne Solutions, provider of solar powered LED outdoor lighting and makers of the SO-Bright™ technology is pleased to announce the addition of C. Tegner Rood to its team as Director of Manufacturing Operations. Rood brings over 20 years hands-on experience in improving operations, delivery performance and margin potential in technology-based companies; from start-ups to Fortune 50's. "Teg's insight and expertise in technology manufacturing is exceptional. His addition to the team is a critical step to sustaining our rapid growth rate," said Moneer Azzam, President of SolarOne. Rood brings a broad résumé to his new position that includes over 10 years with GE Aerospace. His most recent position was as a successful consultant, assisting firms realize a competitive advantage from operations. Past roles include COO with Trade Shops, Inc, President and COO with Woods Hole Instrument Systems, Ltd and Vice President, Manufacturing for Electronic Devices. Rood holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan. SolarOne Solutions is the leader in commercial-scale solar powered LED lighting systems and was the first to use solar powered LED lighting for general illumination. About SolarOne Solutions, Inc.: Founded in 2004 with support from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative SEED loan program, SolarOne Solutions ( has become a leader in commercial-scale solar powered LED lighting systems. The company also provides simple and effective autonomous solar powered solutions for high value commercial applications. SolarOne's portfolio of products include SolarOne® Lighting Systems with its patent-pending SO-Bright™ technology and its patented Harvester™ grid-independent solar powered generator. For further information on SolarOne®, e-mail: [email protected] or call Toll Free: 877-527-6461.

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