Thin-Film Solar Manufacturer Expands Board with Sales and Marketing Function
BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Odersun AG, a German manufacturer of thin-film solar cells and modules, announces today the appointment of Uwe Hering as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer with effect from October 1st, 2009. Uwe Hering has a master’s degree in electrical engineering and brings, from the semiconductor industry, extensive experience in sales, business development as well as product marketing to Odersun. He worked internationally in various executive positions, lastly for CoreOptics where he successfully set up international sales and product marketing activities and led cross-national teams.
“We are very excited that Uwe joins Odersun,” says Dr. Hein van der Zeeuw, Chief Executive Officer of Odersun AG, “We will benefit significantly from Uwe Hering’s experience and understanding in developing new markets and his knowledge of introducing innovative technologies in customized products.”
The implementation of the Chief Sales and Marketing function on board level underlines the importance of sales and product marketing for Odersun’s further development.
“Odersun has a unique technology, which enables a customized range of products in the solar market. In light of that potential, I am very much looking forward to my new assignment and to helping shape Odersun’s exciting future,” says Uwe Hering about his new task.
About Odersun AG (www.odersun.com)
Odersun AG designs and manufactures flexible, silicon free, solar products using a proprietary, worldwide patented, thin-film technology. Its manufacturing process enables the company to produce solar cells that can be assembled into solar modules of virtually any size or any power, in flexible or glass packaging. This adaptability is decisive for applications of building integrated photovoltaics (BiPV).
The company is backed by an international group of leading investors including Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures (UK), Virgin Green Fund (US/UK), Advanced Technology & Materials (China), PCG Clean Energy & Technology Fund (US), AGF Private Equity (a member of Allianz Group, France) and Valor KG (Austria).
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