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Dirk Rothweiler

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LPKF Laser & Electronics SE

Since June 6, 2019Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LPKF Laser & Electronics SE
Since June 14, 2017Member of the Supervisory Board of LPKF Laser & Electronics SE

Personal Data

Year of birth1963

Professional Career

Since 2021Independent Management Consultant
2017 - 2020Chief Executive Officer of First Sensor AG, Berlin
2008 - 2016Executive Vice President Optical Systems, JENOPTIK AG, Jena
2005 - 2007Vice President Sales & Service, TCZ LLC, San Diego, USA
2000 – 2005Managing Director Asia Pacific, SUESS MICROTEC Co Ltd., Bangkok, Thailand
1999 – 2000Director Sales & Marketing, SUESS MICROTEC AG, München
1995 – 1998Project Manager in the Semiconductor Technology Division, CARL ZEISS AG, Oberkochen
1991 – 1994Project Manager, Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology and Institute for Laser Technology at the Technical University Aachen


1995Ph. D. degree at Technical University Aachen (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering)
1984 - 1990Studies in Physics at the Technical University Aachen with Diploma Degree (MS)

Relevant knowledge, abilities, and experience
Dirk Michael Rothweiler has extensive management experience from various listed technology companies. He has profound capital market and industry experience and a high degree of internationality. Mr. Rothweiler is experienced in managing complex strategic processes and has substantial innovation experience and technology competence in the areas of optical processes, laser material processing as well as semiconductor and electronics manufacturing.

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