People: First Solar Inc (FSLR.OQ)
26 Sep 2016
Mr. Craig Kennedy is Independent Director of First Solar Inc., since September 2007. From 1995 to 2014, Mr. Kennedy was elected a director of First Solar in September 2007. From 1995 to 2014, Mr. Kennedy was president of the German Marshall Fund, an independent American organization created in 1972 as a permanent memorial to the Marshall Plan. The German Marshall Fund sponsors a wide range of programs related to foreign, economic, immigration and environmental policy, and it operates a number of political exchanges between the United States and Europe with a special emphasis on Germany. Mr. Kennedy began his career in 1980 as a program officer at the Joyce Foundation in Chicago. Mr. Kennedy was president of the Joyce Foundation between 1986 and 1992, where he built the Foundation’s environmental program and launched a new program on U.S. immigration policy. Mr. Kennedy left the Joyce Foundation to work for Richard J. Dennis, a Chicago investor and philanthropist. During this same period, Mr. Kennedy created a consulting firm working with nonprofit and public sector clients. Mr. Kennedy was audit committee chair of the Invesco Van Kampen Closed-End-Funds from 1999 to 2014. He also serves on the Advisory Board of True North Venture Partners, L.P. Mr. Kennedy holds a B.A., an M.A. and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||--|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||125,088|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||100,000|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||225,088|