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Dr Gunter Erfurt, Meyer Burger

Chief Technology Officer

Dr Gunter Erfurt, Meyer Burger

Chief Technology Officer



Diploma in physical engineering (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau), Diplome in physics (Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg), Doctor of natural sciences in physics (Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg)

1999 – 2003 Research Associate, Saxon Academy of Sciences in Leipzig, DE-Leipzig

2003 – 2005 Development engineer / lab manager, Deutsche Solar AG, DE-Freiberg
Establishment and management of material and module testing lab

2005 – 2006 Project manager planning and investment, Deutsche Solar AG, DE-Freiberg
Project manager plant construction solar cell production

2006 – 2009 Head of Planning and Investment, Solarworld Industries America LLC, USA-Hilsboro
Project manager plant

2009 – 2011 Global Head Planning and Investment / Technology Transfer, Solarworld AG, DE-Bonn
Staff unit for the COO

2011 – 2015 Managing Director, Solarworld Innovations GmbH, DE-Freiberg
Responsibility for the global strategic technology development

2015 – 2017 Managing director and member of the board, Meyer Burger (Germany) AG, DE-Hohenstein-Ernstthal

January – August 2017 COO, Meyer Burger Technology Ltd, CH-Thun

Since September 2017 CTO, Meyer Burger Technology Ltd, CH-Thun

Freitag, September 01, 2017

Current mandates: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Meyer Burger Research AG, CH-Neuchatel, since 2016. Member of the Board of Trustees of Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam and Plasma Technology, DE-Dresden, since 2016.

No further mandates for Board memberships or consulting activities for important Swiss or foreign organisations. No significant official functions or political offices.