WACKER POLYSILICON Under New Leadership
Munich, Dec 16, 2016
Dr. Tobias Brandis (45) is taking over as president of the WACKER POLYSILICON division effective January 1, 2017. He succeeds Ewald Schindlbeck who, effective the same date, is retiring after 33 years at the company. Brandis was previously Chief Financial Officer of the Group’s US subsidiary Wacker Chemical Corporation.
Dr. Tobias Brandis studied law in Heidelberg, Geneva and Tübingen before earning his doctorate at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich. As of 2000, he was an attorney at the law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Düsseldorf and joined Wacker Chemie AG’s Legal department in 2007. Brandis took charge of the Corporate Development department in 2010 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Wacker Chemical Corporation in Adrian, Michigan (USA), in 2014.
About WACKER POLYSILICON
WACKER POLYSILICON is a global leader in the production of hyperpure polysilicon. Its polysilicon – which is used in semiconductors and the growing photovoltaics sector – meets the extremely high quality standards required by customers in these application areas.
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