SolarOne Solutions appoints Sales and Marketing Director

Date Announced: 05 Dec 2006

December 5, 2006. Framingham, MA. SolarOne Solutions, a leader in solar powered LED outdoor lighting, has announced the appointment of Ilze Greene to the position of Sales and Marketing Director. The appointment is part of SolarOne’s aim to expand awareness and distribution for it’s unique commercial lighting products and technology.

Greene comes to SolarOne with broad experience in maximizing sales and profitability in vertical markets including law enforcement, construction, government and education. She holds her MBA from Loyola University, Chicago.

“The challenge of building awareness and support for this innovative and quickly developing technology is what drew me to this position. I’m confident that SolarOne products will exceed customer expectations and that we will quickly bring increasingly effective and reliable off-grid general illumination solutions to the marketplace,” explains Ilze Greene.

As Marketing Director and Sales Director at Polaroid’s Commercial division, she has successfully defined worldwide strategy, launched new market segments, and has led sales and distribution efforts across a broad range of channels. Prior to this Greene was commercial sales manager for Monarch Marking, opening VAR and distributor programs in California.

“We could not have asked for a better opening of the next chapter at SolarOne”, says Moneer Azzam, SolarOne’s President. “To have someone of Ms. Greene’s caliber join the team is a testament to the burgeoning opportunity in solar LED lighting and SolarOne’s position as a technical leader in the field. We are already receiving the benefits of Ilze’s leadership in setting up promotion and distribution of our products and just invigorated by the energy she brings to the opportunity. This is going to be fun”

SolarOne® lights operate independent of the electric grid, relying on a solar panel for their power source. This ensures that they will remain lit, even during grid-connected power shortages. Additionally, their independent power source enables them to be sited flexibly and installed easily, without incurring the significant expenses of trenching and repaving. SolarOne Solutions offers SolarOne® overhead lights for pathways, sidewalks, parking lots, and bus shelters. For further information on SolarOne® visit, e-mail at or call Toll Free 877-527-6461.


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