Dr. Frank Stubhan becomes new CEO of centrotherm photovoltaics’ thin-film operations


Having been the managing director and COO at the centrotherm SiTec GmbH subsidiary for the last three years, Frank Stubhan has been appointed CEO of centrotherm photovoltaics AG’s thin film module division, effective September 1, 2010. Stubhan will be responsible for the next phase in the growth of its thin-film offerings, the company said.

“With Dr. Stubhan we have recruited a professional who is qualified to address one of the most exciting topics of the coming years,” commented Robert M. Hartung, CEO of centrotherm photovoltaics. “Thin-film technology for solar modules offers enormous potential, and will be a market of the future where we can position ourselves even more strongly as pioneering thought leaders and pace setters within the solar sector.”

Before joining centrotherm SiTec, Stubhan spent eight years with various high-tech companies as managing director in the technology area. Stubhan, who earned his doctorate from Ulm University, also has five years’ experience of China, where he founded a further two companies.

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