Officers

Officers

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Peter Faricy

CEO, Chairman and Director

Peter Faricy is the Chief Executive Officer at SunPower. He has more than 20 years of experience at the intersection of sales, customer experience and digital innovation. Prior to SunPower, Faricy served as CEO of Global Direct-to-Consumer for Discovery, Inc., overseeing businesses including Discovery+, Food Network Kitchen, Magnolia, Eurosport Player and GOLFTV. Prior to Discovery, Faricy spent 13 years at Amazon, most recently as vice president leading the Amazon Marketplace. Faricy holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Since October 2020, he has served on the board of Blue Apron and since 2013 on the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Advisory Board.

Manavendra Sial

Manavendra Sial

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Manavendra (Manu) Sial serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) for SunPower, where he leads the company's treasury, project finance, investor relations, financial planning and accounting organizations. Previously, he served as CFO for VECTRA, a $1 billion technology-driven diversified industry business, which was a portfolio company of certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC. Prior to VECTRA, Sial was with SunEdison in various global finance and operations leadership roles from 2011 to 2015, including CFO of MEMC's solar energy and materials divisions. He also spent 11 years with General Electric (GE) in a variety of roles, from FP&A leader for the Energy Services unit to CFO of Power Delivery for GE's Transmission and Distribution group. He earned his MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and his Bachelor of Commerce from Delhi University in India.

June Sauvaget

June Sauvaget

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

June Sauvaget serves as the chief marketing officer to cement SunPower's position as an accessible solar and battery storage provider for homeowners of all backgrounds with integrated marketing campaigns including Lead Generation, Channel Marketing, PR and Comms, Brand and Creative. She brings more than two decades of experience introducing and scaling global brands into international markets, including her time as global head of consumer & product marketing for Spotify. Prior to SunPower, Sauvaget served as chief marketing officer at B2B financial services tech firm Brex. She earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration at San Francisco State University.

Douglas J. Richards

Douglas J. Richards

Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer

Doug Richards serves as SunPower’s executive vice president, chief people officer, leading human resources, environmental health and safety, workplace facilities, cybersecurity, internal communications, and the SunPower Foundation. He is responsible for building a purpose driven culture of diversity, equity and inclusion across the company and for driving the organization, talent development, retention, and acquisition strategy. Prior to joining SunPower, Doug was vice president of HR and administration for SelectBuild. Previously, he was SVP HR at BlueArc, VP HR at Compaq Computer Corp and EH&S at Apple Computer, Inc. He graduated from California State University, Chico, with a Bachelor of Arts in public administration.

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Vichheka Heang

Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

Vichheka Heang serves as corporate controller and principal accounting officer for SunPower, where she oversees all accounting operations, income tax accounting and financial reporting functions. She joined SunPower in March 2017 as its senior director of technical accounting and financial reporting. Prior to SunPower, Heang worked for four years at Atmel Corporation, which was acquired by Microchip Technology in April 2016, leading the technical accounting, financial reporting and accounting policy functions and most recently serving as its assistant corporate controller. Earlier in her career, she spent a decade in various roles at Deloitte & Touche in the audit and assurance practice. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at San Jose State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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Jason MacRae

Executive Vice President, Financial Products

Jason MacRae serves as executive vice president for Financial Products. He has more than 20 years of experience at the intersection of financial services, software engineering, and data science. Before SunPower, Jason served as Chief Data Officer, Investment Research and Management at Capital Group, the world's 6th largest asset manager, with over $2 trillion under management. Before Capital Group, he was General Manager of Amazon Lending, the Amazon business unit that provides financing solutions to Amazon customers globally. Jason also served for 4 years as a Director of Research Science at Amazon, in the Marketplace division. Earlier in his career, he spent 7 years at Morgan Stanley, where he was Global Co-Head of Credit Solutions. Jason holds a bachelor's degree in physics from Harvard University.

Derek Kuzak

Derek Kuzak

Executive Vice President, Operations

Derek Kuzak joins SunPower as executive vice president, operations. He spent the last 16 years of his career at Amazon, where he held numerous leadership positions. Most recently, Kuzak led Supply Chain for Amazon’s Private Brands, where he was responsible for building and operating a global distribution network, developing new production planning systems and streamlining Amazon’s product development process. He previously led Product Management and Operations for Amazon’s European Marketplaces and was general manager for the U.S. Books business. Prior to Amazon, Kuzak worked for six years as a structural engineer designing bridges and tunnels for Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global transportation engineering firm. Kuzak holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Washington.

Josh Koppelman

Josh Koppelman

EVP, Chief Technology Officer

Josh Koppelman is the executive vice president, chief technology officer at SunPower, and has an over 25-year track record delivering capabilities that fuel strong revenue and organizational growth. Before SunPower, he was the technology and product leader of AWS Data Center Automation at Amazon, leading a team of software engineers, scientists, and product managers responsible for the automation that runs Amazon’s data centers, including server vetting and monitoring, infrastructure delivery, break-fix, asset management, labor management, security, and power monitoring. Prior to that role, he led Knowledge Experiences for the Alexa Information domain, and was a technology leader in Amazon Marketplace. Before Amazon, Josh held senior technology leadership roles at VistaPrint and Trilogy. Josh earned two bachelor’s degrees, in computer science and applied mathematics, and a master’s in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.