Salar Naini
Salar Naini, president of TurningPoint Energy (Source: TurningPoint Energy)

Solar developer TurningPoint Energy named Salar Naini as president and named former president Jared Schoch as chairman, the Denver-headquartered company said Jan. 9.

Naini, who previously served as executive vice president of business development for TurningPoint, will lead the company’s daily business operations. Schoch, who served as the company’s president for 10 years, will step into a board-only role, according to a news release.

The change is part of the company’s succession plan.

Before joining TurningPoint in 2016, Naini was principal at SolCom Energy and held finance roles at NRG Energy and SOLON Corp.

Throughout his career, Naini held business development and finance roles, successfully developing more than 2 gigawatts of solar projects, TurningPoint said in the release.