Heraeus Recruit Industry Heavyweight For PV Division
Andreas Liebheit becomes Global Manager for Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit
Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit has announced that effective November 1, 2013, Andreas Liebheit will join the company as a new executive member. Liebheit will be transitioning into the Global Management role of the Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit, replacing Andy London, the current Global Manager, upon retirement in January 2014.
Andreas Liebheit has held leadership positions in the solar industry since 2006. Recently, he led Hanwha SolarOne as their Managing Director and Vice President of their EMEA business sector. Earlier, he was a Business Unit Manager for Solon Energy. His career initiated in the semiconductor industry where he held leadership positions with Siemens and Infineon. Liebheit earned a master's degree in physics from Munich University in 1996.
Andy London, Vice President of Heraeus Precious Metals North America Conshohocken LLC, has been with Heraeus for over forty years in a variety of roles in the area of thick film pastes for the electronic industry. In 2009 he assumed the position as Global Manager for the Photovoltaics Business Unit where he led the group to a leadership position as a developer and manufacturer of metallization pastes for solar cells.