Tigo® announces Ronen Benzion to assume the position of President and Chief Operations Officer - July 5, 2016

Tigo® announces Ronen Benzion to assume the position of President and Chief Operations Officer


LOS GATOS, Calif. July 6th, 2016 – Tigo®, the Flex MLPE pioneer, today announced that Ronen Benzion joined the company and will assume the position of President and Chief Operation Officer, and will bring his years of successful executive experience to Tigo®, driving the company through the expected growth.


I am delighted to be joining Tigo®,” said Mr. Benzion. “I am particularly excited as their innovation in the field of smart and affordable Module Level Power Electronics (Flex MLPE), is poised to be a significant game changer in the solar industry. It is a privilege to join Tigo® in these dynamic times and I’m looking forward to tackling the challenges ahead

Prior to joining Tigo®, Mr. Benzion served as the President of DCG Systems Inc, the leader in semiconductor Failure Analysis lab equipment. DCG Systems was recently acquired. He joined DCG Systems from Applied Materials Inc, the global leading provider of manufacturing equipment and services to the semiconductor, display, and solar panel industries.

At Applied Materials, Mr. Benzion served as Corporate Vice President and general manager for the Process Diagnostics and Control (PDC) business unit. He was responsible for overseeing operations, including maximizing profit, establishing innovative and world class quality products, growing company share in the mask and wafer inspection markets and creating solutions that enhance the company's overall performance in the metrology and inspection market. He led the business unit to record business results growing market-share, revenue and profitability.

In addition, Mr. Benzion was President of Applied Materials Israel, responsible for business development, government relations, community affairs and academia relations in Israel.

During his tenure with both companies, business results grew to reach record levels.

Mr. Benzion received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Tel-Aviv University.

We are extremely fortunate and welcome such a talented key contributor to our team,” said Zvi Alon, Chairman and CEO of Tigo®. “Mr. Benzion has built an impressive track record of strategic, operational and commercial accomplishments. Ronen’s proven ability to deliver results make him the right person to help execute Tigo’s vision and strategic priorities while driving sustainable growth.

About Tigo®

Serving the MLPE market for years led Tigo® to envision and deliver the Flex MLPE architecture, cornerstone of the PV industries effort to convert every PV module to the IoT. After years of research, development, testing and certification, Tigo® brought the revolutionary TS4 platform (the smartest modular MLPE) to market. Tigo’s first and revolutionary new concept to fully support the Flex MLPE architecture.

Tigo’s modular TS4 platform can be selectively deployed with different functionalities per module at different price points utilizing Predictive IV (PIV) technology to maximize energy harvest at minimal cost. The TS4 platform comes in integrated solution and retrofit/add-on solution.

Flex MLPE offers customers, suppliers, and financial communities the solution that improves return on investment at each level and guarantees to reduce the O&M cost over the life time of any project.

Tigo® has operations in the USA, across Europe, Japan, China, Australia and the Middle East.


Tigo is online at tigoenergy.com


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