Mark R. Widmar net worth and biography

Mark Widmar Biography and Net Worth

CEO of First Solar
Mark R. Widmar was appointed Chief Executive Officer in July 2016. He joined First Solar in April 2011 as Chief Financial Officer and also served as First Solar’s Chief Accounting Officer from February 2012 through June 2015. From March 2015 to June 2016, Mr. Widmar served as the Chief Financial Officer and through June 2018, served as a director on the board of the general partner of 8point3 Energy Partners LP, the joint yieldco formed by First Solar and SunPower Corporation in 2015 to own and operate a portfolio of selected solar generation assets. Prior to joining First Solar, Mr. Widmar served as Chief Financial Officer of GrafTech International Ltd., a leading global manufacturer of advanced carbon and graphite materials, from May 2006 through March 2011. Prior to joining GrafTech, Mr. Widmar served as Corporate Controller of NCR Inc. from 2005 to 2006, and was a Business Unit Chief Financial Officer for NCR from November 2002 to his appointment as Controller. He also served as a Division Controller at Dell, Inc. from August 2000 to November 2002. Mr. Widmar also held various financial and managerial positions with Lucent Technologies Inc., Allied Signal, Inc., and Bristol Myers/Squibb, Inc. He began his career in 1987 as an accountant with Ernst & Young. Mr. Widmar holds a Bachelor of Science in business accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University. Provided by Tagnifi.

What is Mark R. Widmar's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Mark R. Widmar is at least $10.81 million as of July 28th, 2022. Mr. Widmar owns 81,861 shares of First Solar stock worth more than $10,809,745 as of September 29th. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Widmar may own. Additionally, Mr. Widmar receives a salary of $1,840,000.00 as CEO at First Solar. Learn More about Mark R. Widmar's net worth.

How old is Mark R. Widmar?

Mr. Widmar is currently 56 years old. There are 7 older executives and no younger executives at First Solar. Learn More on Mark R. Widmar's age.

What is Mark R. Widmar's salary?

As the CEO of First Solar, Inc., Mr. Widmar earned a total compensation package of $6,542,454.00 in 2021. Mr. Widmar earned a salary of $900,309.00, stock awards of $4,699,945.00, non-equity compensation of $930,600.00, and other compensation of $11,600.00. Learn More on Mark R. Widmar's salary.

How do I contact Mark R. Widmar?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Widmar and other First Solar executives is 350 WEST WASHINGTON STREET SUITE 600, TEMPE AZ, 85281. First Solar can also be reached via phone at (602) 662-6899 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Mark R. Widmar's contact information.

Has Mark R. Widmar been buying or selling shares of First Solar?

In the last ninety days, Mark R. Widmar has sold $2,892,483.08 of First Solar stock. Most recently, Mark R. Widmar sold 32,239 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $89.72, for a transaction totalling $2,892,483.08. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 81,861 shares of the company's stock, valued at $7,344,568.92. Learn More on Mark R. Widmar's trading history.

Who are First Solar's active insiders?

First Solar's insider roster includes Georges Antoun (Insider), Alexander Bradley (CFO), Patrick Buehler (Insider), Philip deJong (COO), Jason Dymbort (General Counsel), Raffi Garabedian (CTO), Markus Gloeckler (CTO), George Hambro (Director), Byron Jeffers (CAO), R. Kennedy (Director), Michael Koralewski (Insider), Michael Sweeney (Director), Kuntal Verma (Insider), Lukas Walton (Major Shareholder), and Mark Widmar (CEO). Learn More on First Solar's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of First Solar?

During the last twelve months, First Solar insiders bought shares 2 times. They purchased a total of 2,479 shares worth more than $250,041.30. During the last twelve months, insiders at the solar cell manufacturer sold shares 27 times. They sold a total of 81,055 shares worth more than $6,954,804.33. The most recent insider tranaction occured on September, 15th when Director R Craig Kennedy sold 600 shares worth more than $80,772.00. Insiders at First Solar own 0.5 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at First Solar.

Information on this page was last updated on 9/15/2022.

Mark R. Widmar Insider Trading History at First Solar

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
7/28/2022Sell32,239$89.72$2,892,483.0881,861View SEC Filing Icon  
5/6/2022Sell13,648$75.28$1,027,421.44114,100View SEC Filing Icon  
8/10/2020Sell79,918$73.31$5,858,788.58150,008View SEC Filing Icon  
2/24/2020Sell23,358$51.21$1,196,163.18203,812View SEC Filing Icon  
8/5/2019Sell34,964$61.43$2,147,838.52145,285View SEC Filing Icon  
4/10/2019Sell33,371$60.00$2,002,260.00152,510View SEC Filing Icon  
2/26/2018Sell20,574$63.90$1,314,678.6078,634View SEC Filing Icon  
12/7/2017Sell20,270$64.40$1,305,388.00100,754View SEC Filing Icon  
7/31/2017Sell43,189$48.55$2,096,825.95107,454View SEC Filing Icon  
12/16/2015Sell24,095$65.00$1,566,175.0022,780View SEC Filing Icon  
11/12/2015Sell88,333$55.07$4,864,498.3146,876View SEC Filing Icon  
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First Solar Company Overview

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First Solar, Inc. provides photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions in the United State, Japan, France, Canada, India, Australia, and internationally. The company designs, manufactures, and sells cadmium telluride solar modules that converts sunlight into electricity. It serves developers and operators of systems, utilities, independent power producers, commercial and industrial companies, and other system owners. The company was formerly known as First Solar Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.
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