HelioVolt Names New CEO

Austin-based HelioVolt reported this morning that the firm has added Jim Flanary, the former COO of First Solar, as its Chief Executive OFficer. HelioVolt, which develops thin film solar products, said that Flanary joins the company from HelioSphera, and has also served at OEA Aerospace, Network Electronics Corporation, and ITT Night Vision. Flanary was COO of First Solar from 2001 to 2003.