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Russell Kovacevich—Planet Solar Inc.’s Vice President– Business Development

Santa Barbara, California

July 16, 2012


Russell Kovacevich—Planet Solar Inc.’s Vice President– Business Development


Planet Solar, one of the fastest growing solar installation companies in the United States, is pleased to welcome their newest team addition – Russell Kovacevich. This past May, Ben Siebert – CEO of Planet Solar – announced Kovacevich as Vice President of Business Development.  Kovacevich will be working out of Planet Solar’s Santa Barbara office as well as the company’s new Palm Desert office and is pleased to be lending his expertise in the areas of Business Development and Operations Management.


Kovacevich has a comprehensive background in Business Development, Technical and Sales Management, as well as General Management of both public and private companies. He has managed a variety of business enterprises in diverse industries. These industries include wine and food production and packaging, plastics manufacturing, electro-mechanical device manufacturing, medical devices manufacturing, and food and beverage pumping system manufacturing. His most recent work has focused on green industries, including:  solar, wind, batteries and new innovative energy storage technologies.


Kovacevich earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Sciences as well as supplementary graduate studies in Health Sciences at San Jose State. He remains current by regularly attending seminars and courses on management and technical topics.


Planet Solar is pleased to have such a qualified and enthusiastic employee on board to further the success of Planet Solar!


Planet Solar Installation and Design

Ben Siebert

[email protected]

719 East Haley Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93103

(805) 692-2700