Robert J. Gillette
Chief Executive Officer
Rob Gillette joined First Solar in October 2009 as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to coming to First Solar, Mr. Gillette served as President and CEO of Honeywell Aerospace. He joined Honeywell in 1996 and has served in a number of senior management positions, including President and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems, President of Honeywell Turbo Technologies, and he also served the Turbo business as Vice President of Strategic Growth and Vice President/General Manager, Asia. Prior to joining Honeywell, Mr. Gillette spent over 10 years at General Electric where he served in numerous senior management positions. Mr. Gillette holds a B.S. in finance from Indiana University.