Novatec Solar announced that Dr. Christoph Wolff will be the company’s new CEO and chairman of the management board. Wolff holds more than two decades worth of management experience in the logistics, automotive and chemical industries having worked at McKinsey & Company and DB Schenker.
Wolff’s time at Solar Millennium lent to his understanding of the global solar markets, which the Novatec assures will benefit him well, along with his mechanical and chemical engineering studies completed in Germany and Switzerland, and his PhD from RWTH Aachen.
“I am delighted to take the lead in Novatec Solar. With its competitive Fresnel technologie to Novatec Solar as cost and technology leader with the strong support of Transfield Holdings and ABB is very well positioned. I look forward to the task, go to this path and Novatec growth in global energy markets continue to move forward,” commented Wolff.
Novatec noted that Hans-Gerd Fischer, who served as the interim CEO, will continue with the company as a member of the management for project development.