SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today announced that Bob Komin has joined the company as chief financial officer (CFO). Komin is responsible for the overall finance, accounting, and structured finance activity of the company. He assumed his new role March 9 replacing Anne Brennan, and will work closely with her to transition activities over the next few weeks.
The last 15 years of Komin's experience has been as a CFO or chief operating officer (COO), helping build several rapidly growing high technology Silicon Valley companies, including Tellme Networks, solar cell manufacturer Solexel, and most recently, Flurry, Inc., a leading mobile app measurement and advertising platform purchased by Yahoo! in 2014.
"I'm excited to join Sunrun, as it aligns with my passion of being part of a high growth, mission-driven company," said Komin. "I look forward to working alongside the Sunrun leadership team to drive innovation that makes home solar a reality for more Americans."
Komin earlier served as vice president of finance and treasurer of Cincinnati Bell, an integrated communications service provider, and Convergys, where he was a founding executive team member responsible for more than $2 billion in equity and debt financings. He began his career with KPMG, where he was a certified public accountant. Komin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
"Bob's experience is well-suited for the next stage of Sunrun's growth as we continue to focus on empowering consumers with home solar options that are simple, efficient and affordable," said Lynn Jurich, chief executive officer of Sunrun. "Bob's strong expertise and years of leadership in financial planning and strategy for high growth companies will further strengthen that focus and help Sunrun deliver on our strong track record of customer satisfaction."
"Additionally we thank Anne for her hard work and tremendous contributions to Sunrun developing and enhancing our finance organization," added Jurich. "We wish her well in the future."
Sunrun pioneered solar as a service, a way for homeowners to go solar without the high upfront cost, and is the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S. Sunrun provides end-to-end service for homeowners to choose cleaner, cheaper, solar energy and fix their electric costs for 20 years. The company designs, installs, finances, insures, monitors and maintains the solar panels on a homeowner's roof, while families pay just for the electricity at a lower rate than their current utility. Since Sunrun introduced solar as a service in 2007, it has become the preferred way for consumers to go solar in the nation's top solar markets. For more information please visit: www.sunrun.com.