Motech Industries Names Eric Kuo as New President of Motech Americas

May 08, 2012, 08:00 ET from Motech Americas LLC

NEWARK, Del. and TAINAN, Taiwan, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Motech Industries, today announced that it has named Eric Kuo as President of its US-based solar module business, Motech Americas.  Mr. Kuo brings over 15 years of global experience branding, growing markets and driving revenue to Motech Americas.

Mr. Kuo has deep international business and marketing experience.  He joined Motech Americas from MSI Computer India PVT, Ltd where he held the position as Managing Director.  While with MSI in India, Mr. Kuo increased revenues significantly by building sales and marketing and established offices in Mumbai and Bangalore to complement MSI India's headquarters in New Delhi.

In addition to his experience in India, while with Edimax Technology Co., Ltd, Mr. Kuo was Managing Director of their European operations where he established corporate offices in Poland, Russia, Czechoslovakia, the Ukraine and the United Kingdom.  Within a few short years, Mr. Kuo was able to grow revenues from zero to multi-millions annually establishing and building a European footprint for the company.

"We are fortunate to have someone of Eric's caliber and experience to lead Motech Americas," said Dr. Peng Heng Chang, Chief Executive Officer of Motech Industries, Inc. "The solar industry is very competitive and we need renewed leadership to take advantage of the market opportunities ahead. Eric has deep sales expertise and is a strong communicator who is customer focused with deep leadership capabilities.  We look forward to a successful relationship with Eric."

As part of Motech Americas aggressive growth strategy, the company's management and Board of Directors have made a strategic decision to put additional emphasis on the growth of its US module operations.

About Motech Americas

Motech Americas LLC, is the most experienced manufacturer of solar modules.  Its Newark, Delaware facility has been in operation for more than 20 years.  Motech utilizes Six-Sigma rigor, best in class quality, and customer fulfillment standards that are second to none. Fully intelligently and vertically integrated, Motech Industries is the sixth largest solar cell manufacturer in the world, providing complete control over its supply chain and access to superior cell products. For additional information access

About Motech

Motech Industries, Inc. was founded in 1981 as a designer and manufacturer of test and measurement instruments. The company entered into solar cell production in 1999, and is a pioneer in the manufacturing and marketing of high-quality mono- and poly-crystalline silicon solar cells in Taiwan. Today, the company is a global, vertically integrated solar company and one of the world's top solar cell manufacturers in terms of production capacity and output. Motech is a publicly traded company on Taiwan's Over-the-Counter (OTC) market with the trading code 6244. For more information about Motech please visit

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