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Chuck Boynton


Chuck Boynton is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Poly. His responsibilities include leading the company’s global finance function as the chief financial strategist, and working with the executive leadership team to set overall business strategy.

Boynton joined Poly in March 2019. Previously, Boynton served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SunPower Corporation from March 2012 to July 2018, while also leading the global power plants business unit from August 2017 through the divesture of the business in July of 2018.  At the same time, Boynton was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 8point3 General Partner LLC, the general partner of 8point3 Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ: CAFD), since its founding in March 2015 until its sale to Capital Dynamics in July 2018.  

While at SunPower, he served as the Principal Accounting Officer from October 2016 to March 2018, and previous to that, acted as Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development, where he drove strategic investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, field finance and financial planning and analysis.

Before joining SunPower, Mr. Boynton was the Chief Financial Officer for ServiceSource, LLC. Earlier in his career, Mr. Boynton held key financial positions at Intelliden, Commerce One, Inc., Kraft Foods, Inc., and Grant Thornton, LLP.

He served two terms as member of the board of trustees of the San Jose Technology Museum of Innovation and is a member of the Silicon Valley Chapter of Financial Executives International. Mr. Boynton earned his master’s degree in business administration at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and holds a bachelor of science degree in business from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington.

Chuck Boynton