Dr. Tobias Brandis has been President of the business division WACKER POLYSILICON since 2017.
After Studies of Law at Universities of Heidelberg, Geneva and Tübingen, he earned
a doctorate in Law from the University of Munich.
He started his career as attorney-at-law and joined Wacker Chemie AG in Munich in 2007 as Senior Counsel. In 2010, he became Senior Vice President Corporate Development at Wacker Chemie AG and Member of the Supervisory Board at Siltronic AG, Munich. In 2014, he took over as CFO and Member of the Board of Wacker Chemical Corporation, Adrian (MI), USA and Wacker Polysilicon North America (TN). IN 2017, he became President of WACKER POLYSILICON, an early polysilicon pioneer and today the leading global supplier of highest quality hyperpure polysilicon, the key raw material for applications in the photovoltaic and semiconductor industries.
11:20 am - 11:45 am
Speakers will be divided in two blocks.
1st block: 11:20 - 11:45am
Based on the European Commission's first Solar Strategy, the European Solar Photovoltaic Industry Alliance (ESIA) aims to build resilience and strategic autonomy for Europe's solar value chain by scaling up EU manufacturing of competitive, innovative and sustainable products. The first ESIA forum will consist of two sessions, the first of which will be a high-level political forum discussing the state of solar manufacturing in Europe.
The panel will discuss the following questions: