Short Profile

Short Profile


SolarWorld manufactures and sells high-tech solar power solutions and in doing so contributes to a cleaner energy supply worldwide. The group, headquartered in Bonn, Germany, employs more than 3,300 people and operates facilities in Freiberg, Germany; Arnstadt, Germany; and Hillsboro, Oregon, USA as well as in a joint venture with Qatar Solar Technologies. From raw material silicon to solar wafers, cells and modules, SolarWorld manages all stages of production ‒ including research and development in its own company, SolarWorld Innovations. Through an international distribution network with locations in Europe, USA, Singapore, Japan, South Africa and Qatar, SolarWorld supplies customers all over the world. The company upholds high social standards and commits itself to resource- and energy-efficient production. SolarWorld was founded in 1998 and has been publicly traded on the stock market since 1999.

Management Board

CEO: Dr.-Ing. E. h. Frank Asbeck
CSO: Dipl.-Ing. Frank Henn
CFO: Dipl.-Kfm. tech. Philipp Koecke
CIPBO: RAin Colette Rückert- Hennen
CPO: Dipl.-Ing. Jürgen Stein

Supervisory Board

Shareholder Representatives

Dr. Georg Gansen, Chairman
Heiner Eichermüller
Dr. Khalid Klefeekh Al Hajri
Dr. Andreas Pleßke
Daria Revina
Jürgen Wild

Employee Representatives

Gerald Voigt, Deputy Chairman
Albrecht Handke
Wolfgang Lemb
Dr. Ute Mareck
Alexander Richter
Olaf Zirr