September 1, 2004 [SolarAccess.com] GT Equipment Technologies, (GTi) has named Thomas M. Zarrella as the company’s new President and Chief Operating Officer. Zarrella, who was the vice president and COO of RWE Schott Solar, joins CEO Kedar Gupta, who is also the chairman of the Board of Directors at GTi. Zarrella has over 25 years of international operations experience spanning low to high tech manufacturing and products in a variety of business environments. At RWE, he worked to transition the company from a research and development operation to a full-scale manufacturer of photovoltaic products. Zarrella has a bachelor’s of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Connecticut, and a master’s in business administration from the University of Bridgeport.