Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (February 24, 2022) – Silfab Solar, Inc. today announced the appointment of Rob Jessen as Chief Financial Officer effective Feb. 23, 2022. Rob will replace Hanna Ayyad who has been Silfab’s CFO since August 2014.
Silfab has dedicated strategic resources to manage accelerated, sustainable growth and continued expansion of the North American market. Rob brings tremendous experience having been at Ernst & Young for 25 years becoming a Senior Partner and Leader of EY’s Global Energy Sector. He previously served as a CFO and member of various Boards of Directors, and more recently he has contributed his extensive knowledge in a consulting capacity, working closely with the Silfab executive team on financial strategy and organizational structure. With his more than 30 years of consulting and executive management experience, Rob’s focus will continue to be on strengthening the financial and accounting department for future growth and investment opportunities.
“Hanna has been an integral part of the Silfab story and growth over the last decade, having joined the company as one of its very first employees,” said Paolo Maccario, CEO of Silfab. “We want to thank Hanna for his dedication and contributions to Silfab’s success and wish him all the best on his next venture.” Hanna will continue to support and assist the Silfab executive team over the next few months to ensure a smooth and successful transition.
About Silfab Solar, Inc.
Silfab Solar is the North American manufacturing leader in the design and development of ultra-high-efficiency, premium-quality solar panels. Silfab leverages more than 40 years of solar experience and operates out of facilities in Bellingham and Burlington, Washington and Toronto, Canada. All of our locations feature fully automated, ISO certified production lines and utilize just-in-time manufacturing to deliver millions of North American-made top-performing solar panels designed specifically for the North American market.