NEUSLING, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Ideematec, the leading global supplier of solar tracking systems, today announced that John Susa has joined the company in the role of Chief Sales Officer. Susa will be reporting into CEO and Co-founder Mario Eckl and will be responsible for driving global sales expansion.
“We’re delighted that John has joined our team,” said Mario Eckl, “he has a proven track record of building solid relationships and driving strong revenue growth through identifying, developing, and realising new business opportunities. His wealth of experience in the PV industry is indispensable.”
John has spent over thirteen years working in the Solar Industry, most recently he was based in Germany, managing SMA Solar’s Global Sales and Service over the past two and a half years. During this time, SMA consolidated its customer base in Europe and North America in particular, and achieved enviable revenue growth.
Prior to that, John was responsible for establishing and growing SMA sales in both the Asia Pacific and North American regions. He is credited with successfully restructuring and leading business improvement at SMA North America. He also established SMA subsidiaries in China and Brazil, while growing business in Australia and Japan.
He moved to SMA from Trina Solar, where he spent over six years establishing a string foothold for the business in Australia and New Zealand.
“I’m thrilled to have joined the Ideematec team,” said John. “The product portfolio is remarkable, in particular the new Horizon L-Tec® solar trackers. The company also has a number of impressive flagship reference projects. I’m really looking forward to applying my experience and leveraging my industry contacts to support a shared vision of even stronger business growth and expansion.” His start date with Ideematec was Monday, May 10th.