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SMA Solar Technology names Martin Kinne its new chief sales and service officer

Kinne's expertise in the communication and service segment aligns with the new structures being established around the world in energy supply, SMA said.

From January 1, 2015, Martin Kinne will be responsible for the sales and service functional areas at SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) in his capacity as chief sales and service officer. He assumes the responsibility fro SMA chief executive officer Pierre-Pascal Urbon, who has been performing this role on a provisional basis since June 2014.

Kinne brings with him extensive experience in sales as well as international experience. Before joining SMA, he had served as general manager for Central Europe at Unify, a globally active company providing communication software and services. Prior to that, he was general manager and vice president of the Personal Systems Group (PSG) at HP Germany.

Kinne started his career at Siemens AG, where he held different management positions over a period of 18 years.


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