Dagmar Vogt - Managing Director and owner of ib vogt GmbH
Dagmar Vogt is a trained chemical engineer, and has been active in plant construction since 1991. Her introduction into the solar industry in 1998 laid the groundwork for the foundation of ib vogt GmbH in 2002. With her excellent personal network and entrepreneurial courage, Ms. Vogt is also a strong supporter of the photovoltaics branch in addition to her position as Managing Director, and is a member of numerous committees and associations.
Anton Milner - Managing Director (Corporate Development)
English-born Anton Milner is one of the pioneers in the solar industry. As one of the co-founders of the cell manufacturer Q CELLS SE, he helped the "Solarvalley Mitteldeutschland" industry cluster become the top German production location. He was a member of the board at Q CELLS until 2009. Since 2011, Anton Milner has been responsible for solar power plants at ib vogt GmbH and has successfully launched the company on the British solar energy market. He became Managing Director in 2012.
David Hogg - Managing Director (CEO)
David Hogg is among the most broadly experienced senior professionals in the field of solar photovoltaics, with a career spanning more than 27 years in Australia, Europe and China. An Australian and honors graduate in engineering of the University of New South Wales in Sydney, he worked with that university’s Centre for Photovoltaic Devices and Systems to commercialise their PV technologies. After founding Pacific Solar in Sydney to develop thin-film crystalline silicon on glass (CSG) technology, where David served as CEO, he established and headed CSG Solar in Germany which took the technology into production. Subsequently, he has served as Head of Suntech in Europe based in Switzerland, Suntech’s CEO based in Wuxi China, when the company was producing nearly 2GW solar modules p.a. and CEO of Norwegian solar cell and module manufacturer.
Carl von Braun - Managing Director (CFO)
Carl von Braun is an expert in the fields of strategic planning, business development, financial management and project finance. After gaining a Business Administration degree from the European Business School in investment/financing and international management he joined the Deutsche Babcock Group of Companies during which time he held a series of management positions in Germany and India. Subsequently, he held various Finance Director and CFO positions in the telecoms sector. His career in Solar began in 2006 when he joined CSG Solar. Before joining ib vogt Carl was responsible for business development & project finance at Suntech Power International Ltd, in Schaffhausen/Switzerland.
Olaf Salzwedel - Director of Solar Power Plants
Olaf Salzwedel is a trained supply and power engineer and has been active in plant construction since 1990, after which he has managed building construction projects of all shapes and sizes. He started working at ib vogt in 2005, where he was initially project manager for numerous factory construction projects within Germany. Since 2009, his key tasks have been in the development and implementation of international solar power plants, which he has been responsible for as Director since 2010.
Alexander Hanke - Head of Finance & Administration
After his professional training at BMW AG the trained accountant and controller, Alexander Hanke has already been responsible for internal and external accounting in a range of different employment positions e.g. Südchemie AG. He was Vice President of Finance & Controlling in the USA for Willy Bogner, before taking on the leading position in the Finance department at ib vogt in 2008. He joined the senior management team in 2010.
Carolus Kerber - Director of Engineering
As a trained engineer in process plant construction, Carolus Kerber held senior positions in a variety of industrial branches before joining ib vogt. He gained international experience, above all in the planning and management of photovoltaic and semi-conductor projects. Since 2003, he is responsible as Director of Engineering for photovoltaic production facilities, with a focus on the supply and disposal of process facilities.