Hoku, a solar energy products and services company, has announced that Darryl Nakamoto has resigned as Hoku’s chief financial officer (CFO), treasurer, and secretary, effective 31 March 2012. Nakamoto has been CFO since 2005, managing all finance, accounting, public company reporting, and internal controls for Hoku Corporation and its subsidiary companies: Hoku Solar, Hoku Materials, and Tianwei Solar USA.
Some of Nakamoto’s key accomplishments include Hoku’s 2005 initial public offering on the Nasdaq Global Market, and raising over US$300m in debt and equity capital, including the company’s transaction with Tianwei New Energy that resulted in Tianwei becoming Hoku’s majority stockholder in 2009.
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