Dr. Albert Lu to Join Heraeus Photovoltaics as Global Head of Application Development

SHANGHAI, CHINA- September 13, 2016

  • New executive to lead a new team to provide additional services and greater value for customers.

Heraeus Photovoltaics, the worldwide leading supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry, today announced that Dr. Albert Lu has joined the organization as Global Head of Application Development. In this new position, Dr. Lu will be responsible for leading team to provide value added service solutions to customers, which will enable solar customers to fully capitalize on Heraeus expertise in photovoltaics and renewable energy technology to make their businesses more innovative and competitive.

Dr. Lu comes with a wealth of experience within the PV Industry, having spent the past eight years in leading positions in R&D and process engineering related fields in companies such as Eton Solar, Motech Solar and China Sunergy. Before joining Heraeus in 2016, he has held the position of Head of Process and Process Integration at Neo Solar Power in Taiwan. Dr. Lu holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering, specializing in thin film solar cells and organic LEDs, gained at the University of Queensland, Australia.

“With an increasing complexity of customer requirements we see the need for a broad and refined portfolio of service offerings,” says Andreas Liebheit, head of Heraeus Photovoltaics. “With Dr. Lu’s technical track record and R&D experience, we have a leader who will enable us to create even greater value for the customers we serve. Our customers compete in a competitive and fast-changing industry, and Dr. Lu’s appointment will help us deliver to them the two most important factors for success: innovative products and proven technology expertise.”