– Mr. Tolnar, President, to Serve in Interim Role Until New Chief Executive Officer is Appointed –
PORTLAND, Tenn., Feb. 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shoals Technologies Group, Inc. (“Shoals” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SHLS), a leading provider of electrical balance of system (“EBOS”) solutions for solar, battery storage, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Jeffery Tolnar, President, to Interim Chief Executive Officer upon the departure of Chief Executive Officer Jason Whitaker, as previously communicated.
Mr. Tolnar will succeed Mr. Whitaker in an interim role. Following completion of an extensive search and vetting process, Shoals’ Board of Directors intends to identify a permanent Chief Executive Officer.
“On behalf of the Board and the entire Shoals team, we thank Jason for his years of leadership and commitment to our company’s success over the course of his tenure,” said Brad Forth, Chairman of the Board of Shoals. “We look forward to working with Jeff in the interim as we identify a permanent CEO that will make a significant impact on our company as we continue to expand our business and execute our growth strategy.”
Mr. Tolnar was appointed President of Shoals after successfully launching the Company’s eMobility business unit. As President and Interim CEO, Mr. Tolnar will continue to be responsible for leading the Company’s growth, operational excellence, technology development and product innovation. Prior to joining Shoals, Mr. Tolnar was most recently Chief Commercial Officer for Shell Greenlots where he was responsible for growing their electric mobility solutions. Prior to Shell Greenlots, he served as President of Global Software Solutions for Honeywell’s Homes, Buildings and Utilities businesses and was also President of Elster Solutions, a global leader in electronic metering solutions. Mr. Tolnar holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Youngstown State University and a Master of Business Administration from Baker University.
About Shoals Technologies Group, Inc.
Shoals Technologies Group, Inc. is a leading provider of electrical balance of systems (“EBOS”) solutions for solar, storage, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Since its founding in 1996, the Company has introduced innovative technologies and systems solutions that allow its customers to substantially increase installation efficiency and safety while improving system performance and reliability. Shoals Technologies Group, Inc. is a recognized leader in the renewable energy industry whose solutions are deployed on over 20 GW of solar systems globally. For additional information, please visit: https://www.shoals.com.
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