Change of leadership at IBC SOLAR

Dr Dirk Haft is the new CEO

IBC SOLAR starts the year with a change in the company's leadership. At the end of 2023, founder and CEO Udo Möhrstedt moved to the supervisory board. Since 01 January 2024, Dr Dirk Haft is our new Chairman of the Board.

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Udo Möhrstedt:

"I am delighted that we were able to recruit Dr Dirk Haft, an extremely competent and experienced personality, to head up IBC SOLAR. This will help open up new perspectives for my IBC SOLAR. I am looking forward to continuing to support the company as a member of the supervisory board."

Dr Dirk Haft:

"Today, IBC SOLAR is one of the most successful internationally active solar companies. Udo Möhrstedt led the company for decades with great pioneering spirit. I want to carry this spirit forward in the company and steer it with agility through the coming times. I would like to thank Udo Möhrstedt and the entire IBC SOLAR team for showing their trust in me."

Well positioned for the future

With the change in leadership, IBC SOLAR reaffirms its growth path and also its role as a leading company in the solar industry.

Dr Haft has been closely associated with the IBC SOLAR Group for many years and already took on the role of Co-CEO in 2022. Before that, he was a member of the Supervisory Board. Before his appointment to the management of IBC SOLAR, Dr Haft gained extensive experience in various board positions in the semiconductor industry and mechanical engineering, in the latter area on the board of Wittenstein SE.

In addition to Dr Haft, three other experienced members complete the board of IBC SOLAR: Lars Degendorfer (CFO), Stefan Horstmann (COO) and Patrik Danz (CSO).

Further information on the IBC SOLAR Executive Board can be found here.

All signs point to growth in 2024

One of IBC SOLAR's plans for 2024 is to support its premium partners even more with the help of comprehensive digital solutions to make installations even easier. With the aim of growing faster than the market, IBC SOLAR is optimistic about the future.

"Photovoltaics can play all its aces in 2024: It is cost-effective, flexible in terms of size and location, storable and, above all, environmentally friendly. The high growth potential in Germany is not only reflected in the continuing interest in home solutions, but also in the growing demand in the commercial segment," explains Dr Dirk Haft, CEO of IBC SOLAR.

Our company history since being founded in 1982

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