MEMC Changes Company Name To SunEdison

ST. PETERS, Mo., May 30, 2013 — (PRNewswire) — SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: WFR), today announced that after obtaining overwhelming stockholder approval at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders, held earlier today in San Francisco, California, the process of changing the company's name to SunEdison, Inc., from MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc., has been completed. On June 3, 2013, the company's stock symbol on the New York Stock Exchange will change from "WFR" to "SUNE" to reflect the new corporate name.

"Changing our name to SunEdison is a major milestone as this represents another step toward creating an elite, global brand that builds on a more than 50 year tradition of innovation and growth that began under the MEMC name," said Ahmad Chatila, President and CEO. "We strongly believe the SunEdison name provides us with broader marketplace appeal and scalability that will help us grow the company and build long-term brand equity as we look toward the next chapter."

"Our broad product and service offerings, across two industries, gives us a solid platform for future growth and stability," Chatila concluded. "Our heritage of innovation, combined with our diversified and synergistic business model, has created a powerful market position. Today, both business units are growing and providing customers with some of the best semiconductor and solar products and solutions available. We are committed to growing both the semiconductor and solar power businesses, and look forward to building on our strong legacies, now under the SunEdison name."

SunEdison will continue to maintain its corporate headquarters in St. Peters, Missouri.

About SunEdison

SunEdison, formerly MEMC Electronic Materials, is a global leader in semiconductor and solar technology. SunEdison's semiconductor business has been a pioneer in the design and development of silicon wafer technologies for over 50 years.  With R&D and manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, SunEdison enables the next generation of high performance semiconductor devices. SunEdison's solar business develops, finances, installs and operates distributed power plants, delivering fully managed, predictably priced solar energy services for its commercial, government and utility customers. SunEdison's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "WFR" (changing to "SUNE" as of June 3, 2013).  For more information about SunEdison, please visit www.sunedison.com.

SOURCE SunEdison, Inc.

Contact:
SunEdison, Inc.
MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.
Media, Bill Michalek, Director, Corporate Communications, (636) 474-5443
Investors/Analysts, Chris Chaney, Director, Investor Relations, (636) 474-5226
Web: http://www.sunedison.com




Review Article Be the first to review this article

EMA:

Featured Video
Editorial
Peggy AycinenaWhat Would Joe Do?
by Peggy Aycinena
Retail Therapy: Jump starting Black Friday
Peggy AycinenaIP Showcase
by Peggy Aycinena
REUSE 2016: Addressing the Four Freedoms
More Editorial  
Jobs
RELIABILITY ENGINEER... FRANCE for EDA Careers at FRANCE, France
Development Engineer-WEB SKILLS +++ for EDA Careers at North Valley, CA
Technical Support Engineer for EDA Careers at Freemont, CA
Manager, Field Applications Engineering for Real Intent at Sunnyvale, CA
FAE FIELD APPLICATIONS SAN DIEGO for EDA Careers at San Diego, CA
Upcoming Events
Zuken Innovation World 2017, April 24 - 26, 2017, Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa in Hilton Head Island, SC at Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa Hilton Head Island NC - Apr 24 - 26, 2017
CST Webinar Series



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy