World-leading integrated photovoltaic modules manufacturer, Yingli Solar has appointed Christian Bindel in the newly created role of Technical Manager for Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands.

Christian Bindel brings 15 years of solar engineering and management expertise to the role.

Mr Bindel will be responsible for managing all aspects of Yingli Solar’s technical product support, warranty, product maintenance and engineering standards in the Oceania region.

Daman Cole, Managing Director of Yingli Green Energy Australia Pty Ltd comments that the company looks forward to achieving many innovative technical milestones and an unprecedented level of technical support for their partners and future customers as it continues its strong momentum into 2014. He adds that Christian’s appointment is further evidence of Yingli Solar’s continued investment in the region.

Mr Bindel has previously worked for Phoenix Solar in Germany before moving to Australia to take on the role of Managing Director. He has also held prominent roles with local companies such as Origin Energy, First Solar and Mark Group.