The board of directors of Soltec will propose to the general meeting of shareholders, which will be held on June 25, the appointment of Mariano Berges, current director of operations (COO), as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Soltec.

In this way, once the board approves the appointment of Mariano Berges as chief executive officer (CEO), he will assume the management of the company’s operational divisions, both in the tracker division, focused mainly on the manufacture and supply of followers solar, as well as in the energy area, which includes the development, construction and operation of the company’s renewable assets.

“It will be an honor for me to assume the position of CEO of Soltec and I appreciate the trust of the board of directors. As CEO, my commitment is to promote operational efficiency and sustainable growth, consolidating our leadership in the renewable energy sector,” he said. stated Mariano Berges.

For his part, Raúl Morales, co-founder of Soltec, will maintain his position as executive president, leading the supervision and monitoring of corporate strategy, institutional relations and contact with the financial market, in addition to the corresponding corporate governance and compliance functions.

“I am proud to have led this company as CEO and to have seen Soltec grow. From now on, as executive president, I will continue to oversee our corporate strategy, foster our institutional relationships and maintain close contact with the financial market. My commitment to the company continues to be the best and I want to thank the team and the Board for their continued support and collaboration on this exciting journey towards a more sustainable future,” stated Morales.

With this separation of positions, Soltec “reveals its commitment to the best international practices of corporate governance and transparency,” the company reported in a statement.

Mariano Berges joined the company as COO last February. With more than two decades of experience in the renewable energy sector, he has played a significant role in global projects totaling more than 20 GW in solar, wind and battery storage.

Industrial Engineer with a master’s degree in Renewable Energy and a Senior Business Management Program (AMP) from IESE, he has held highly responsible roles in companies such as Indra, Socoin, FRV and RPC.

Berges has stood out as a co-founder of several companies and leader of innovative projects, such as the 20 MW Trujillo solar project and the implementation of the first battery project with Tesla in the United Kingdom.

“His ability to create multidisciplinary teams and expand markets has allowed him to work in more than a dozen countries, consolidating his reputation in the industry. Since his incorporation, his objective has been to strengthen the company’s operations and establish foundations for greater efficiency operational and sustainable growth”, highlights Soltec.

For his part, Raúl Morales is the co-founder of Soltec, a company he founded in 2004. Under his leadership, the firm has become an integrated company in the photovoltaic solar energy sector, with 18 GW of ‘track record’ , presence in 17 countries, 225 GW in development and more than 250 patents.

Raúl’s academic training includes a specialization in industrial electronics as a technical engineer and a degree as an industrial engineer from the Polytechnic University of Cartagena. Additionally, he has expanded his knowledge with a Certificate Program in Financial Analysis awarded by the University of California, Berkeley.

Under Morales’ leadership, the company has consolidated a relevant position in the markets of Latin America, Europe and the United States.