Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange MBTN) has decided to reorganize the tasks and responsibilites of the function of the Chief Operating Officer, COO, in the course of the implementation of the comprehensive structural programme, which was published on 29 September 2016. Thomas Kipfer, Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Board since 1 October 2015, will therefore leave Meyer Burger as of 30 April 2017 in order to pursue new professional challenges. The Board of Directors and the Executive Board would like to thank Mr. Kipfer for his committment for the Meyer Burger Group and wish him all the best for his professional and personal future and every success.
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Meyer Burger Technology AG
Meyer Burger is a leading global technology company specialising on innovative systems and processes based on semiconductor technologies. The company’s focus is on photovoltaics (solar industry) while its competencies and technologies also cover important areas of the semiconductor and the optoelectronic industries as well as other selected high-end markets based on semiconductor materials. Over the past ten years, Meyer Burger has risen to the forefront of the photovoltaic market and established itself as an international premium brand by offering superior precision products and innovative technologies. Meyer Burger’s offering in systems, production equipment and services along the photovoltaic value chain includes the manufacturing processes for wafers, solar cells, solar modules and solar systems. Meyer Burger provides substantial added value to its customers and clearly differentiates itself from its competitors by focusing on the entire value chain.
The company’s comprehensive product portfolio is complemented by a worldwide service network with spare parts, consumables, process know-how, customer support, after-sales services, training and other services. Meyer Burger is represented in Europe, Asia and North America in the respective key markets and has subsidiaries and own service centres in China, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Singapore, Taiwan and the USA. The company is also working intensively to develop new markets such as South America, Africa and the Arab region. The registered shares of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (Ticker: MBTN).