Sylvère Leu, former Managing Director of Conergy Solar Module GmbH in Frankfurt (Oder), has departed the company to take up a role as COO for The 3S Group. The newly created role will come into effect from October 1st, 2008, and will see Mr. Leu apply his more than 20 years of industry management experience to the operation of the solar module production technology company.
Mr. Leu’s past career has seen him work with companies such as Fabrisolar AG, Küsnacht, Suntechnics GmbH and Hamburg (DE), as well as his most recent role with Conergy, where he was instrumental in building up its Frankfurt (Oder) solar factory. He studied engineering at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich.
“Mr. Leu is an ideal supplement to our management with his knowledge and wealth of experience in the photovoltaic industry,” said Rolf Wägi, Chairman of the Board, 3S Industries AG. “Decisive for the appointment of Mr. Leu was in particular his experience in the development of fully automatic production lines and his proven management track record.”
By Síle Mc Mahon