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Executive Board


Dr. Dirk Rothweiler, CEO First Sensor AG

Dr. Dirk Rothweiler

After studying physics at RWTH Aachen, Dr. Dirk Rothweiler began his career in 1991 as a research associate in the Chair for Laser Technology at RWTH Aachen and at Fraunhofer ILT, where he served as manager for industrial projects. After earning his doctorate, he went to work in the Semiconductor Division at Carl Zeiss in 1995. In 1999 Dr. Rothweiler joined Süss Microtec, a manufacturer of systems and process solutions for microstructuring in the semiconductor industry and related markets. Six years later, Dr. Rothweiler became the Vice President Sales & Service in San Diego, California for technology startup TCZ, a joint venture between Cymer and Carl Zeiss. After working for ten years in the Asia-Pacific region and in North America, Dr. Rothweiler returned in Germany in 2008 where he led the global optics business for Jenoptik AG.

Professional career

2017 CEO, First Sensor AG
2008 Executive Vice President Optical Systems, Jenoptik AG
2005 Vice President Sales and Service, TCZ
2000 Managing Director Asia-Pacific, Süss Microtec Co. Ltd.
1999 Director Sales & Marketing, Süss Microtec AG
1995 Project Manager for the Semiconductor Technology Division, Carl Zeiss
1995 Doctorate from the Department of Engineering, RWTH Aachen

Dr. Mathias Gollwitzer, CFO First Sensor AG

Dr. Mathias Gollwitzer

Dr. Mathias Gollwitzer acquired his PhD at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in 1992 and in the same year started his career at the German Aerospace AG in Munich. As of 1995, he worked for the Telefunken Systemtechnik GmbH in Ulm. In 2002, he moved to the company known today as Daimler AG, where he took over the commercial management of Group Research. Subsequently, he became responsible for Group Controlling and was appointed CFO for foreign subsidiaries. After 10 years at Daimler Group and 20 years in the technology sector, Dr. Gollwitzer changed over to EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG in 2012, where he was in charge of the power company’s transformation program in addition to Group Controlling.

Professional career

2015 CFO, First Sensor AG
2012 Director Corporate Controlling, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG
2008 CFO, Mercedes-Benz France SAS
2006 Director Corporate Controlling, DaimlerChrysler AG
2005 CFO, DaimlerChrylser Belgium/Luxembourg NV/SA
2002 Division Manager Research and Technology, Daimler AG
1995 Division Manager Operational Business Segment Controlling, Telefunken Systemtechnik GmbH
1992 Specialist of the central division Finance/Controlling, Deutsche Aerospace AG
Company
First Sensor is one of the world's leading suppliers in the field of sensor systems. In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific solutions for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. Our goal here is to identify, meet and solve the challenges of the future with our innovative sensor solutions early on.
Investor Relations
Our investor relations activities aim at raising the international publicity of First Sensor AG and at consolidating and extending the perception of our share as an attractive growth stock. This means we keep our online communication transparent, comprehensive and continuous in order to enhance your trust in our share.
Applications
In many market-specific applications, sensors are components that are critical to your success. First Sensor is the partner you need on projects that call for careful selection, customized adaptation and the highest standards of excellence. Our Business Units Industrial, Medical and Mobility are clearly aligned to the core markets of industrial applications, medical technology as well as automotive and transport.
Tailored Solutions
In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. First Sensor offers comprehensive development expertise, state-of-the-art packaging technologies and production capacities in clean rooms from ISO class 8 to 5.
E²MS (Electronic Engineering and Manufacturing Services)
In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. First Sensor offers comprehensive development expertise, state-of-the-art packaging technologies and production capacities in clean rooms from ISO class 8 to 5.
Career
Innovation, excellence, proximity – these are our values, our ambition, our drive. Anything less is not an option. Our sensor solutions stand for technical innovation and economic growth. As such, they form the basis for the development and application of new technologies in almost all areas of life. We aim to shape this future together with you.