Global Operations & Marketing Executive at SunEdison
Doug is currently engaged as an independent consultant in the renewable energy and semiconductor material industries. He was most recently the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for EPCM, (Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management) at SunEdison. He was focused on cost reduction activities for the construction of solar and wind projects throughout North America, Latin America, India and China. He previously held the position of Vice President for Global Operations & Maintenance, where he led the operations and servicing for over 1800 renewable energy facilities producing solar, wind and hydroelectric power in North/South America, Europe, India, China and other Asia Pacific locations.
Previously with SunEdison Semiconductor for 18 years, a company that originated as MEMC Electronic Materials in St Peters Missouri, Doug held senior executive positions in General Management, Operations Management, Product Marketing and Product Management. He also held a number of functional area leadership positions in Production Planning, Plant Construction, Capital Management, Operations, Inventory/Cycle Time Management and Quality Engineering. For the last 15 years with SunEdison Semiconductor, the majority of Doug’s operational and marketing experience had been through leading manufacturing operations and serving customers in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, China, Singapore, Europe and North America.
Prior to joining MEMC Electronic Materials in 1996, Doug served in the U.S. Navy for 9 years as a naval officer and aviator, piloting the aircraft carrier based F/A-18 Hornet and A-6E Intruder aircraft. Additionally, he served as a Navy weapons Flight Test Director for cruise missile programs and in a variety of flight operations, maintenance and training roles.
Doug holds an MBA from Washington University in St Louis and a bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis Maryland.