Roku CFO brings extensive business strategy and development experience at high growth companies across technology, retail, and financial services
RICHMOND, Calif., March 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy services provider, today announced the appointment of Steve Louden to its Board of Directors. Louden brings more than 30 years of strategy and financial experience at high-growth consumer businesses across technology, media, entertainment, retail, and financial services.
"Steve has an impressive track record at organizations known for breakthrough technology, rapid consumer adoption and customer satisfaction," said Peter Faricy, SunPower CEO. "I am confident he will provide valuable insight and guidance as SunPower aims to quickly help millions of Americans transition to renewable energy while continuing to lead the solar industry in customer experience."
Louden currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Roku, Inc. where he led the company's successful IPO and has played a pivotal role in its growth trajectory since he joined in 2015. Louden plans to depart the company in Summer 2023. Prior to Roku, Louden served in various finance capacities at Expedia, Inc., including most recently as its treasurer. Before that, he held finance, strategy and planning roles at Washington Mutual, Inc., McKinsey & Company and the Walt Disney Company. Louden holds a bachelor's degree in economics and mathematics from Claremont McKenna College and a master's degree from Harvard Business School. He currently also serves on the board of directors for Zumiez, Inc.
"As I look toward the next phase in my career, it's gratifying to know I'll be able to bring my experience to a company with such an important mission," said Louden. "SunPower is in a great position to lead a massive consumer shift to renewable energy, and I'm looking forward to working with its talented leaders to seize the many opportunities that lay ahead."
SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) is a leading solar technology and energy services provider in North America. SunPower offers the only solar + storage solution designed and warranted by one company that gives customers control over electricity consumption and resiliency during power outages while providing cost savings to homeowners. For more information, visit www.sunpower.com
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