Meyer Burger Technology Ltd extends Executive Board


Meyer Burger Technology Ltd published today, that it will extend its existing Executive Board by establishing a new position of Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Bernhard Gerber, currently CEO of MB Wafertec (Meyer Burger Ltd), Thun, will assume the duties and responsibilities of COO of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd and will strengthen the existing management team consisting of Peter Pauli, Michel Hirschi, Patrick Hofer-Noser and Sylvère Leu.

Bernhard Gerber has been acting in various management capacities for Meyer Burger Group since 2007 and, as COO will mainly be responsible for the Global Supply Chain Management, the Global Services and selective process- and integration key projects across the entire group organisation.

On a management level at MB Wafertec, Martin Plüss will take over the responsibilities as CEO of MB Wafertec from Bernhard Gerber as of 1 August 2011.

Martin Plüss has been a member of the Executive Board of MB Wafertec in Thun and, as Head of Production & Logistics he has been responsible for Operations since August 2010.

He holds a plant and production engineering degree from ETH Zurich and developed a manufacturing facility for Endress+Hauser Flowtec Ltd (manufacturer of flow measuring devices) in Aurangabad, India during three years. From 2003-2010, he was Head of Production at Bystronic Laser Ltd, CH-Niederönz (manufacturer of laser cutting equipment).