Dr. Weiming Zhang named new VP of technology at Heraeus

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Dr. Weiming Zhang (pictured left) has been selected as the new vice president of technology for the PV business unit of Heraeus Photovoltaics. His new position will see him leading and expanding an international group of scientists, engineers and technicians while also developing and implementing strategies to amplify Heraeus’ product channel, customer collaboration and market penetration.

Andy London, Global Business Unit Manager for Heraeus Photovoltaics, observed that Zhang “spearheaded the international research team that developed our industry leading front silver paste, SOL9235H; A development that has given Heraeus the top brand name in the industry. His experience, intelligence, drive and motivation have been a great asset for us.”

Zhang has spent the past 11 years at Heraeus Conshohocken, including a position as global technology manager for PV materials where he led product development. He graduated from Missouri Rolla with a PhD in ceramic engineering and during his tenure at Heraeus has been credited with the development of products that range from LTCC powders, tape and paste to terminations for different component applications.

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