SolarEdge Appoints New North American General Manager

MILPITAS, Calif. - March 21, 2024 – SolarEdge Technologies, Inc., a global leader in smart energy technology announced today the appointment of Mr. Bertrand Vandewiele as the new General Manager of SolarEdge in North America.

Mr. Vandewiele has a proven track record in the sustainable energy space and leading global commercial building solutions and has served in leadership positions at ABB, Honeywell and Phillips.

Mr. Vandewiele is succeeding Mr. Peter Mathews, who has served as General Manager of SolarEdge in North America since 2012. Mr. Mathews expanded SolarEdge’s North American solar operations across the United States, accelerating solar adoption in all 50 states. In his new role, Mr. Mathews will remain with the company, overseeing new strategic initiatives, driving innovation and supporting Mr. Vandewiele in the transition.

Mr. Vandewiele commented: “I’m excited to join SolarEdge and lead the talented team in North America. It is a pivotal time for the PV industry and I look forward to working closely with our installers and commercial developers, innovating the experience for them and their customers with smart energy solutions.”

Mr. Vandewiele holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from The Ecole Nationale Superieur d'Ingenieurs du Mans, France and an Executive Master of Business Administration from The Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

About SolarEdge

SolarEdge is a global leader in smart energy technology. By leveraging world-class engineering capabilities and with a relentless focus on innovation, SolarEdge creates smart energy solutions that power our lives and drive future progress. SolarEdge developed an intelligent inverter solution that changed the way power is harvested and managed in photovoltaic (PV) systems. The SolarEdge DC optimized inverter seeks to maximize power generation while lowering the cost of energy produced by the PV system. Continuing to advance smart energy, SolarEdge addresses a broad range of energy market segments through its PV, storage, EV charging, batteries, and grid services solutions. SolarEdge is online at