SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq:RUN), the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, announced today that Patrick Jobin will join Sunrun as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations. Most recently Jobin served as an equity research analyst with Credit Suisse, leading the alternative energy research team. "Sunrun is the clear leader in the sector and is positioned well to continue to grow and generate attractive returns," Jobin said. "I look forward to remaining active within the investment community, as Sunrun advances its work as a positive, disruptive force in the energy sector, empowering customers to make smart, clean, and affordable energy choices." Jobin will be based in Sunrun's Denver office and will report to CFO Bob Komin. "Patrick has followed Sunrun's evolution as an analyst since before the IPO and has proven to be a respected thought leader in the sector," said Komin. "With Patrick joining the Sunrun team, we believe we can continue to advance our engagement with the financial community." In his new role, Jobin will oversee Sunrun's investor relations activities along with spearheading specific strategic operational finance initiatives. Jobin will continue to build out Sunrun's investor program, focusing on effectively communicating strategy and financial progress with the investment community. Jobin joins Sunrun after nearly a decade with Credit Suisse, a leading global investment bank. Jobin was recognized as a top analyst by the investment community, and received all top-three rankings in the Institutional Investor All-America Research poll over the last three consecutive years. Jobin began his career at Credit Suisse in 2006 and assumed primary coverage of the clean technology sector in 2011. Jobin holds a bachelor's degree in finance from New York University where he graduated summa cum laude.