FSLR - First Solar, Inc.

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First Solar, Inc.

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

SectorTechnology
IndustrySolar
Full Time Employees6,400

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Mark R. WidmarCEO & Director1.83MN/A1966
Mr. Alexander R. BradleyChief Financial Officer841.3kN/A1981
Mr. Philip Tymen deJongChief Operating Officer1.01MN/A1960
Mr. Raffi GarabedianChief Technology Officer1.01MN/A1967
Mr. Georges J. AntounChief Commercial Officer1.1MN/A1963
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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 photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Modules and Systems. The Components segment designs, manufactures, and sells cadmium telluride solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. This segment offers its products to integrators and operators of PV solar power systems. The Systems segment provides turn-key PV 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 July 29, 2019 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 7.

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.