SAPC Appoints Starrs as New President

March 20, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

The Board of Directors of Schott Applied Power Corp. (SAPC, Rocklin, CA) announced the appointment of Thomas Starrs as President of SAPC. Starrs, a well-respected leader in the photovoltaics industry, has led and contributed to a number of successful initiatives, including his championship of "net metering" and simplified interconnection requirements across the country and on the federal level. Starrs has been actively involved with a number of renewable-energy advocacy groups, including the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, the Solar Energy Industries Association and the American Solar Energy Society.

"Tom will provide excellent leadership and guidance as SAPC enters a new phase of growth and opportunity," remarked Hans-Joachim Konz, SAPC’s chairman of the board and executive vice president of Schott’s Strategic Business Unit Home Tech.