Eternal Sun Group appoints Erik Bentschap Knook as new CCO

Eternal Sun Group has appointed Erik Bentschap Knook as its Chief Commercial Officer. Erik will be responsible for global sales and marketing activities of the Eternal Sun Group.

“We are pursuing a clear growth strategy aiming to expand our position as global solar testing equipment supplier. With Erik we further strengthen the leadership team of Eternal Sun in our next step of growth. He has a proven track record in business-to-business and leading capital equipment and service businesses in international environments. We look forward to his contribution to the successful growth of Eternal Sun.” said Chokri Mousaoui, CEO of Eternal Sun. Erik previously worked in different general management, sales and business development positions at Medistad Medical (now PALL) and Avantium Technologies. At Avantium Erik was a member of the management team, started Avantium’s equipment business and managed Avantium’s Catalysis business unit.

About Eternal Sun Group
Eternal Sun Group develops systems with patented continuous solar simulation technology. The technique, developed at Delft University of Technology, is used worldwide for testing of products on quality norms and degradation effects. Eternal Sun won the Global Ideas Award at the Cleantech Open Global Forum in Silicon Valley in 2013. In 2014 the Belgium family fund Vermec NV invested in the company. In 2015, PV Magazine proclaimed Eternal Sun as the number 1 of top 50 innovations in solar energy industry. In January 2016, it acquired the US Company Spire Solar LLC.