Sunrun Brings In A New Chief Financial Officer

Ex-Google & Tesla Senior Executive, Tom VonReichbauer Joins Sunrun As Chief Financial Officer As Bob Komin Leaves To Pursue Higher Studies
09:25 AM (Beijing Time) - 26. April 2020
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Tom von Reichbauer will join Sunrun on May 11, 2020. Prior, he worked with Google, Nest and Tesla in senior executive roles. (Photo Credit: Tom vonReichbauer/LinkedIn)

Key Takeaways

  • Sunrun is getting Tom vonReichbauer on board as the new CFO for the company
  • He will be in charge of looking after overall finance, accounting and technology activities for Sunrun
  • Bob Komin will help the company transition to a new CFO and will serve as senior consultant through the end of the year

Sunrun has announced the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Tom von Reichbauer will start work in his new job on May 11, 2020. He will join in place of Bob Komin who will be leaving to spend time with his extended family and pursue higher studies. Komin worked with Sunrun for past 5 years.

The new CFO will be responsible for overall finance, accounting, and technology activities at Sunrun. Komin will help vonReichbauer ensure a smooth transition over the coming months. He will serve as a senior consultant with the company till the end of the year.

Sunrun says before joining the company, von Reichbauer worked with Google as a vice president and before that he was the chief business officer of Nest, which was later acquired by Google. He also worked with Tesla in a management role leading cost efficiency, growth enablement and capital raising activities.

“We are sad to see Bob Komin leave Sunrun, but respect his decision to be closer to family and take on new challenges. Bob has been instrumental in building a world-class finance organization at Sunrun over the last five years,” said Sunrun’s co-founder and CEO, Lynn Jurich. “Tom brings a wealth of experience that will help Sunrun scale its service offering even further into the home. His proven track record of building strong financial organizations while partnering with the business is the right skill set for the next leg of Sunrun’s journey.”

The news of the appointment from Sunrun comes at a time when the company has taken some ‘labor-related cost reductions’ owing to uncertainty created by COVID-19 (see Sunrun Withdraws 2020 Financial Guidance).

Anu Bhambhani

Anu Bhambhani is the Senior News Editor of TaiyangNews

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