Howard Wenger

Howard Wenger, President

Howard Wenger has served as President of Nextracker since February 2022. Mr. Wenger began his solar career in 1984 and has held multiple leadership and board positions. Mr. Wenger served as President of Solaria Corporation, a solar panel manufacturing company, from May 2020 to October 2021, and as Board Director from September 2019 to November 2022. From 2007 to 2017, he held various executive officer roles at SunPower Corporation, a global solar panel and technology manufacturer and solar system provider, including President, Global Business Units, and for eight years serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of SunPower Corporation Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Wenger served as Executive Vice President and Board Director of PowerLight Corporation, a commercial and utility scale solar system integrator. From 1984 to 2003, Mr. Wenger held various solar management, engineering, and research positions at several companies, including AstroPower, Inc., Pacific Energy Group, PG&E, and Intersol Power Corporation. Mr. Wenger holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.