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Dr. Nabih Cherradi

Dr. Nabih Cherradi
Job Title
Chief Technology Officer
Desert Technologies
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. Nabih Cherradi is Desert Technologies’ Chief Technology Officer. Has spent over 28 years building on a long track record of equipment′s/production lines as well as business development in the semiconductor and photovoltaic industries. Prior to joining Desert Technologies, Nabih was CEO of EmpowerSun, a Swiss based photovoltaic energy consultancy firm, which he founded in 2009. In the meantime, he also co-founded ISWT a French solar developer company.

From 2007-2009, as a Vice President/CTO, he accompanied Yingli Green Energy in its fast expansion with responsibility for the technology and manufacturing. He also participated in its IPO in New York (NYSE). As operations & process director at Applied Materials (HCT) from 1997 to 2007, Nabih was responsible for installing turn-key semiconductor and photovoltaic production lines throughout the world, installing multiple GWs of production capacity across a ten year period.
He holds a PhD on materials sciences from the University Henri Poincaré, Nancy as well as an MBA, from the Business School of Nancy, (France).

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