Meyer Burger has appointed a new chief executive officer at its subsidiary, 3S Swiss Solar Systems, as predecessor Dr. Patrick Hofer-Noser turns his focus to his role within the company as chief technology officer and executive board member. Philippe Baur will now assume the responsibilities of this position, as of July 26.
Baur joined the Meyer Burger Group on 1 March 2010 and has been responsible for the strategic marketing and distribution cooperation with Oerlikon Systems. Before joining Meyer Burger, Baur worked as the region manager USA and member of the divisional management team at Hilti North America. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (lic. rer. pol.) from University of Berne, and an Executive MBA from Instituto de Empresa Business School, Madrid.