FSLR - First Solar, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Delayed Price. Currency in USD

First Solar, Inc.

350 West Washington Street
Suite 600
Tempe, AZ 85281
United States
602-414-9300
http://www.firstsolar.com

SectorTechnology
IndustrySemiconductor - Specialized
Full Time Employees5,400

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Mark R. WidmarChief Exec. Officer and Director1.46MN/A51
Mr. Alexander R. BradleyChief Financial Officer692.79kN/A36
Mr. Tymen De JongChief Operating Officer871.14kN/A57
Mr. Raffi GarabedianChief Technology Officer878.33kN/A50
Mr. Georges J. AntounChief Commercial Officer943.1kN/A54
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment designs, manufactures, and sells cadmium telluride solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. This segment offers its products to solar power systems integrators and operators. The Systems segment provides turn-key photovoltaic solar power systems or solar solutions, such as project development; engineering, procurement, and construction; and operating and maintenance services to utilities, independent power producers, commercial and industrial companies, and other system owners. The company was formerly known as First Solar Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.

Corporate Governance

First Solar, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.