Christopher Compton

Christopher Compton
Independent Director
Christopher Compton adds an accomplished international banking, capital markets and corporate finance background to our board and possesses extensive financial experience from his tenure with a large public company. Mr. Compton served in various senior finance positions with Chiquita Brand International, Inc. from 1987 to 2012 after which he retired. Following his retirement, Mr. Compton has worked as an independent consultant.
Independent Director

Thomas Studebaker

    Thomas Studebaker
    Chief Operating Officer

    Thomas Studebaker was appointed Chief Operating Officer in July 2016.

    Mr. Studebaker is a Managing Director in AlixPartners, LLPs' Turnaround & Restructuring practice in the Boston office, joining the firm in 2008. Tom specializes in developing and implementing financial and operational strategies for companies in a variety of complex situations. He has extensive experience assisting clients as both an advisor and an interim officer, and while at AlixPartners has acted as the Chief Financial Officer to Metro Fuel Oil Corp., as well as the Chief Financial Officer to a privately held global consulting company.

    Mr. Studebaker holds an MBA from the J. L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from the University of Notre Dame, and is a certified public accountant licensed in the state of Massachusetts.

    Yana Kravtsova

      Yana Kravtsova
      Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
      Yana Kravtsova has served as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since February 2015. Prior to joining SunEdison, Ms. Kravtsova served as Legal Head of Renewable Energy Investments at Google Inc. from August 2011 to January 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Kravtsova was a Legal Vice President at First Wind since March 2010, focusing on the development, construction and financing of wind power projects. Prior to becoming an in-house counsel, Ms. Kravtsova was an attorney at Clifford Chance U.S. LLP, Latham & Watkins LLP and The World Bank Group, handling international project finance, regulatory and corporate matters for energy projects.

      Peter Blackmore

        Peter Blackmore
        Chairman & Interim Chief Executive Officer
        Peter Blackmore brings strong leadership expertise, including significant public company experience, and a proven track record of driving performance. He recently served on the SunEdison board of directors from 2006 until his resignation on November 20, 2015. In addition, he served as president and chief executive officer of ShoreTel, Inc. from 2010 until his retirement in 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Blackmore served as president and chief executive officer of UTStarcom, Inc. from 2008 until 2010. Between 2005 and 2007, Mr. Blackmore served as executive vice president of Unisys Corporation and from 1991 until 2004, Mr. Blackmore served in various roles at Compaq Computer Corporation, and Hewlett-Packard Company, most recently as executive vice president of the Customer Solutions Group at HP, and as executive vice president of the Enterprise Systems Group at HP.
        Independent Director
        Chairman of the Board

        Peter Blackmore

          Peter Blackmore
          Chairman & Interim Chief Executive Officer
          Peter Blackmore brings strong leadership expertise, including significant public company experience, and a proven track record of driving performance. He recently served on the SunEdison board of directors from 2006 until his resignation on November 20, 2015. In addition, he served as president and chief executive officer of ShoreTel, Inc. from 2010 until his retirement in 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Blackmore served as president and chief executive officer of UTStarcom, Inc. from 2008 until 2010. Between 2005 and 2007, Mr. Blackmore served as executive vice president of Unisys Corporation and from 1991 until 2004, Mr. Blackmore served in various roles at Compaq Computer Corporation, and Hewlett-Packard Company, most recently as executive vice president of the Customer Solutions Group at HP, and as executive vice president of the Enterprise Systems Group at HP.