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Tim P. Ryan

Chief Executive Offiver
Member of the Executive Board
Born in 1958

Tim P. Ryan holds a Master of International Business (MBA) degree from the University of South Carolina. He started his career in the automotive sector in the USA and Europe. For approximately nine years he held managerial positions with Hilti AG before entering the solar industry as Region Head for Oerlikon Solar for sales and service of complex thin-film production facilities in the Middle East, India and Southeast Asia. Until 2011 he was a Senior Vice President with the former Q-Cells AG in Berlin, responsible for both the Global Cell Segment as well as the Region Asia Pacific. Subsequently he held operating mandates in Asia for both Welspun Energy and the former REC Solar.

Tim P. Ryan brings comprehensive experience in growth oriented business development, sales management and leadership with international businesses. He is an expert for the technical, sales-related, commercial and financial aspects of large-scale photovoltaic systems.

Responsible for
• Strategy and Business Development
• USA, Asia Pacific, Middle East
• Corporate Communication


Manfred Hochleitner

Chief Financial Officer
Member of the Executive Board
Born in 1973

Manfred Hochleitner holds a Masters Degree in Mathematics from Passau University and started his career as a software developer and subsequently as Executive Staff to the Board at a publicly-traded German electronics group. From 2006 until 2011, he was Head of Manufacturing and SCM, Financial Director and Managing Director with three medium-sized enterprises.

At Phoenix Solar AG served to date as Director Finance and Administration for Phoenix Solar AG. Among other tasks, he was responsible for the Controlling, Treasury, Group Accounting and Tax functions. In addition, he played a significant role in securing the ongoing Group financing as well as in realigning the Group strategy.

Responsible for
• Finance and Administration
• Internal Audit, Legal and Compliance
• Europe
• Investor Relations


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