Dr Gunter Erfurt
Chief Technology Officer, German citizen
Degree in Engineering Physics from the Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau, Zwickau, Germany. Degree in Physics, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany. PhD in Physics from Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the Executive Board of the Company (February to August 2017). Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and member of the Executive Board of the Company since September 2017
Managing Director and Member of the Management Board of Meyer Burger (Germany) AG, Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany
Managing Director, Solarworld Innovations GmbH, Freiberg, Germany. Responsible for global strategic technology development
Global Head Planning and Investment/Technology Transfer, Solarworld AG, Bonn, Germany. Staff position to the COO
Head of Planning and Investment, Solarworld Industries America LLC, Hillsboro, USA
Project manager planning and investments, Deutsche Solar AG, Freiberg, Germany. Project manager for building a factory for solar cell production
Development engineer/laboratory manager, Deutsche Solar AG, Freiberg, Germany. Establishment and management material- and module test laboratory
Research Associate, Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Member of the Board of Directors, Supervisory Board and/or of the Executive Board of different subsidiaries of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd. Member of the Board of Trustees of Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam and Plasma Technology, Dresden, Germany, since 2016 (non-remunerated mandate). Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of CSEM, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, since 2018 (non-remunerated mandate). Since 1 January 2019, Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Solar Energy Research (ISFH), Hamelin, Germany (non-remunerated mandate).
No further Board of Directors memberships or consultancy activities for important Swiss or foreign organisations. No significant official functions or political offices.