MILAN KOEV

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Founder and CEO

Milan, father of a 4 years old daughter, is a holder of Masters degree in Marketing from New Bulgarian University and has over 15 years of international experience, 10 years of which in the down- and mid-stream value chain of the solar industry, serving at senior management positions in China, Hong Kong and Singapore with a leading project developer - Sunseap Group, an EPC contractor - Rays Experts and two module manufacturing companies - REC Group and CNPV Solar Power. 


He last served at one of the biggest and fastest growing project developers and IPP companies in Southeast Asia as Vice President of International Business Development, where he was responsible for the project development and asset management divisions of the company and was involved in projects worth over US$1B.


He was responsible for the development and overseeing the construction of some of the largest solar power plants in Southeast Asia, a 168 MW farm and subsequently a 400 MW project, both in Ninh Thuan, Vietnam. In addition to Vietnam, he was managing the project development activities for the company in the Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and India. 


Prior to project development, Milan acted as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in Asia-Pacific for one of world’s most prominent solar panel manufacturer - REC Group. He was overseeing the business entities of REC with 7 regional offices, managing 14 countries throughout APAC and was responsible for over US$200m revenue per year with a team of 25 key account managers. Milan helped the company to establish its presence in key markets for the group, such as Australia, Japan and Taiwan. His experience with REC Group has been beneficial in establishing strong relationships with leading project developers, EPC companies and distributions around Asia-Pacific. 


Milan also acted as Managing Director for Asia-Pacific for Rays Experts, an established Indian EPC contractor with over 400 MWp of commissioned projects. He helped Rays to expand its presence outside of India, targeting mostly the rooftop market segment in Southeast Asia. 


Milan started his career in solar as Head of Marketing and Business Development of CNPV Solar Power, a Chinese modules manufacturer, where he established the marketing and business divisions of the company on 3 continents (North America, Europe and Middle East and Africa) and helped transform the company from a local Chinese manufacturer to a global brand. 


Milan's network consists of trusted relationships with C-level executives of leading industry players, including equipment manufacturers, project developers and investors, which he is leveraging on while setting up the Joint-Venture Partnerships for Hexagon Dev and building up a pipeline in the region. 


More about Milan on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/milankoev