People on the Move: LG Electronics ESS, Maxeon, and more


Chris Canfield is named director of sales and marketing for the U.S. team at LG Electronics Energy Storage Systems. Canfield is working at the direction of Senior Vice President Chris Ahn, who heads the LG Electronics USA business division that encompasses ESS solutions.

Mark Babcock was named the interim CEO at Maxeon Solar Technologies. Babcock’s management career spans over two decades with 15 years of VP-level experience. Before joining Maxeon Solar Technologies, he was Managing Partner at Eurogility, a market entry consultancy firm.

Additional job moves provided by EnergeiaWorks:

Michael Foster started a new position as Vice President of Solar Energy and Energy Storage Procurement at 8minute Solar Energy

Matthew Tripoli started a new position as Vice President of Development at TigerGenCo, LLC

Matthew Koenig started a new position as Director, Business Development at LS Energy Solutions, LLC

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