EPV SOLAR Inc., a thin-film solar module manufacturer, has appointed Franz Kemper general manager of its newly established Senftenberg, Germany, facility. He is presently overseeing the facility's start-up operations, including the hiring of management, engineers, technical teams and more than 200 production workers, and will assume overall responsibility for the plant's operations.
Kemper recently served as senior vice president of production for Qimonda AG, where he was responsible for production sites worldwide. Qimonda is a carve-out from Infineon Technologies AG, where Kemper was senior vice president of the memory products group. He started his career at Siemens AG's semiconductor group in testing and product engineering.
SOURCE: EPV SOLAR