SolarEdge Technologies welcomes Dirk Hoke to its Board of Directors

– ISRAEL, Herzliya –  SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in smart energy, today announced the appointment of Dirk Hoke to its board of directors.

“We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Dirk Hoke to our board. His operational and leadership experience in multiple industries and in particular, the fields of electronics and transportation, are a very good fit for SolarEdge. We are confident that his insights and contributions will be meaningful for our board discussion,” said Board Chairman, Nadav Zafrir.

About Dirk Carsten Hoke

His career spans more than 25 years and five continents in various industries. Most recently Mr. Hoke served from 2016 until 2021 as CEO of Airbus Defence and Space and was also a member of Airbus’ Global Executive Committee. Before that, he held various executive positions at Siemens, including General Manager for the Transrapid Propulsion and Power Supply Subdivision, President of Siemens Transportation Systems China, CEO of Siemens Africa, CEO of Industrial Solutions, CEO of Customer Services, and CEO of Large Drives.

Mr. Hoke resides in Germany and serves on the Board of Advisors of Voyager Space and the Board of Directors of Spire Global. He is the designated CEO of Volocopter.

He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Brunswick, Germany, and is an Alumni of the Young Global Leader Program of the World Economic Forum.

Ms. Betsy Atkins, Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee said, “Mr. Hoke’s appointment is the result of the Company’s commitment to continuously examine the composition of its Board and actively seek board members with innovative and diverse perspectives, skills, and experience that can contribute to our Board in a meaningful way”.

About SolarEdge

SolarEdge is a global leader in smart energy. 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 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, UPS, electric vehicle powertrains, and grid services solutions.

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