The organs of SolarWorld Public Limited - as the principal company/holding – are beside the main convention of the corporate management and the executive board. In the operative business units the business managers and / or the corporate management of the subsidiaries are responsible for the strategic leadership and the operative implementation.
Members of the Board of Directors
The corporate management of SolarWorld AG consists of four members who, in accordance with the law (§ 77 AktG; § 78 AktG), articles of association (§§ 5,6) and rules and regulations are responsible for managing the business and representing the company.
Dr.-Ing. E. h. Frank Asbeck
(graduate engineer, honorary doctorate from Freiberg University of Mining and Technology)
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Founder of the company, responsible for strategic group development, production and technology development, procurement as well as public relations / public affairs including energy and environmental policy
Period of office: 1999 to January 9, 2014
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors advises and supervises the corporate management. It appoints the members of the corporate management. The legal basis for the work done by the Board of Directors of SolarWorld AG is the Companies Act, the Articles of Association and the business rules and regulations. The members of the Board of Directors of SolarWorld AG have been re-appointed in the Annual General Meeting on 27th May 2003 up to the next Annual General Meeting that decides regarding the dissolution of the Board of Directors for the financial year 2007.