Konarka Adds Independent Director Kevin Starr to BOD

April 03, 2005 by Jeff Shepard

Konarka Technologies Inc. (Lowell, MA), a developer of photovoltaic (PV) nanomaterials, announced the appointment of Kevin Starr to its Board of Directors. Starr will provide insight and strategic guidance to Konarka's senior executive team, drawing on the financial, technology, business and operating management expertise he gained in the pharmaceutical and high-technology industries.

"Kevin has a solid record of leading companies through many stages of growth, especially in helping earlier stage organizations evolve into commercial, product-driven enterprises," said Konarka Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard Berke. "As an independent advisor, he brings a valuable understanding of corporate building and financial strategies to Konarka."