As Quantum Solar Power Corp’s Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Steven Pleging brings extensive solar industry experience and a distinguished track record of leading complex global organizations to his role at the company.
Prior to joining Quantum, Pleging founded TeamSolar BV, a solar energy market consultancy. From 2005 to 2009, Pleging served as CEO of Ecostream International BV, www.ecostream.com, one of the leading suppliers of solar power systems in Europe, where he was instrumental in growing revenues from $15M to over $160M in four years and led the company’s metamorphosis from a thirty-person team in two countries to over one-hundred and sixty people in eight countries.
Pleging served for over a decade as Business line Manager for Philips Lighting’s Electronics division where he managed the entry of Philips into the solar marketplace with an innovative concept of solar inverters for the European market and extensive partner collaboration.
Fluent in Dutch, English and German, Pleging received a Bachelor in Economics from HES Amsterdam.
Pleging lives in Berghem, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands and travels between Quantum’s offices in Vancouver, BC and Düsseldorf, Germany.