Alight appoints industry veteran Leixandre Mera as CFO
Chief Financial Officer, Leixandre Mera.
Alight, a solar developer and Independent Power Producer, is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Financial Officer, Leixandre Mera.
Mera was previously the Chief Financial Officer at Opdenergy, an independent renewable energy producer with projects across Europe and the Americas, where he played an integral role in its IPO on the Spanish Stock Exchange. Prior to that, he worked in financial and accounting roles at Xylem Water Solutions and CETCO. Mera brings with him 18 years of experience in finance, with both operational and executive/strategic involvement.
Harald Överholm, CEO at Alight, says: “We’re excited to welcome Leixandre to the team. He brings with him a strong track record of leading financial teams in the renewable energy sector. This, coupled with his extensive international experience gained at world-leading companies, will be crucial as Alight continues to build and scale sustainable solar-as-a-service projects across Europe.”
Leixandre Mera, Alight’s new CFO, says: “Alight is an impressive solar scale-up with ambitious plans to power the clean energy transition across Europe. I am thrilled to be part of the highly accomplished team and bring further experience to support the growth.”
Richard Nicolin, co-founder and current Chief Financial Officer at Alight, will continue to drive key investment decisions as the company’s Chief Investment Officer.