Verengo Solar Hires Akiko Koh as Vice President of Operations

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Former General Electric (GE) business leader joins Verengo Solar to expand operations for the future of solar.

Verengo Solar, one of the nation’s leading home solar companies, today announced that Akiko Koh joined the company as Vice President of Operations. Koh and her team will be responsible for the operational infrastructure growth needed to deliver and support affordable residential solar power to thousands of American homes as Verengo continues to expand throughout California and the East Coast.
“Akiko has a tremendous background successfully managing and improving operations at a variety of process-intensive businesses,” said Verengo CEO and Co-Founder Randy Bishop.
Koh, who is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, has over 22 years of operations experience at GE and its subsidiaries, including Executive Operating Officer of GE Edison Life Insurance in Japan. Most recently she was a Vice President of Modular Space Corporation (ModSpace) where she ran the business in the Western US. She also implemented ModSpace’s innovative and successful asset management strategy and new customer loyalty program.

Koh has BS and MS degrees from MIT in Nuclear Engineering.

“As our new VP of Operations, Akiko will lead all operations following the sale of a solar energy system,” said Verengo Co-Founder and President Ken Button. “She combines attention to detail with a vision for scale and efficiency that has our entire company excited,” added Button.

“I was drawn to Verengo because they install only the most intelligent, energy-efficient and dependable products available while providing unsurpassed customer service and workmanship,” said Koh. “Verengo has already pioneered a way to remove the high upfront costs from solar so more families can afford it. Making that solar transition easier for our thousands of customers is an inspiring task and one I look forward to.”

VERENGO SOLAR is changing the way America thinks about solar! As the #1 residential solar integrator based in Southern California, Verengo offers comprehensive financial options and superior customer service, and consistently earns an A+ with the Better Business Bureau. Verengo has reduced carbon emissions through its solar power systems, accomplishing the equivalent of planting 180,000 acres of trees, taking more than 72,000 cars off the road and saving homeowners $150 million in energy costs over the lifetime of Verengo's installed systems to date. For more information on Verengo Solar, please visit


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