Corporate Management

Corporate Management

The corporate bodies of SolarWorld Aktiengesellschaft – as the parent company/holding – are the general meeting of shareholders, the Management Board and the Supervisory Board. In the operative business units, the managing directors of the subsidiaries are responsible for the strategic leadership and the operative implementation.

Members of the Management Board

Dr.-Ing. E. h. Frank Asbeck

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Founder of the company, responsible for strategic group development, production, technology development and public relations including energy and environmental policy

Period of office: 1999 to January 9, 2019

Dipl.-Wirtschaftsing. Frank Henn

Chief Sales Officer (CSO)

Responsible for international sales including the areas after sales service, technical support and customer service

Period of office: 2004 to January 31, 2016

Dipl.-Kfm. tech. Philipp Koecke

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Responsible for the areas of finance, controlling, accounting and investor relations

Period of office: 2003 to April 30, 2019

RAin Colette Rückert-Hennen

Chief Information, Brand & Personnel Officer (CIBPO)

Responsible for the areas information technology, human resources, brand management, marketing, sustainability and compliance.

Period of office: 2011 to June 30, 2017

Dipl.-Ing. Jürgen Stein

Chief Product Officer (CPO)

Responsible for the areas product management, product development, quality management, purchasing and supply chain management

Period of office: 2014 to March 31, 2017

Members of the Supervisory Board

Dr. Georg Gansen

Chairman

Attorney-at-law/ Corporate Legal Counsel at Deutsche Post AG located in Bonn, Germany.

Initial appointment:
12/18/1998

End of current term:
presumably May 2018

  • Supervisory Board of Solarparc GmbH, Bonn (Deputy Chairman since incorporation)

Heiner Eichermüller

Deputy Chairman

Senior Business Consultant in Scottsdale/Arizona, USA

Initial appointment:
05/30/2014

End of current term:
presumably May 2019

  • Mr. Heiner Eichermüller currently holds no additional office in other statutory supervisory boards and comparable domestic or foreign supervisory committees.

Dr. Khalid Klefeekh Al Hajri

Member

Chairman und CEO der Qatar Solar Technologies Q.S.C. in Doha, Qatar
Vice Chairman und Managing Director der Qatar Solar S.P.C. in Doha, Qatar

Initial appointment:
05/30/2014

End of current term:
presumably May 2019

  • Dr. Khalid Klefeekh Al Hajri currently holds no additional office in other statutory supervisory boards and comparable domestic or foreign supervisory committees.

Faisal M. Alsuwaidi

Member

President of Research and Development at Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development in Doha, Qatar

Initial appointment:
05/30/2014

End of current term:
presumably May 2019

  • Mr. Faisal M. Alsuwaidi currently holds no additional office in other statutory supervisory boards and comparable domestic or foreign supervisory committees.

Dr. Andreas Pleßke

Member

Attorney and Restructuring Consultant in Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany

Initial appointment:
05/30/2014

End of current term:
presumably May 2019

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of m.a.x. Informationstechnologie AG, Munich, Germany
  • Chairman of the Supervisory of smartOne Consulting AG, Berg/Starnberger See, Germany
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Tom Tailor AG, Hamburg, Germany

Jürgen Wild

Member

Senior Business Consultant in Vaucresson, France

Initial appointment:
05/30/2014

End of current term:
presumably May 2019

  • Member of the Supervisory Board at SAG Gruppe GmbH, Langen, Germany