Supervisory Board extends contract of CEO, Dr. Christoph von Plotho, to 2023

At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Siltronic AG extended the contract of CEO, Dr. Christoph von Plotho, ahead of schedule up to December 31, 2023. The previous contract of von Plotho would have expired in December 2021.

Von Plotho (65, PhD in Chemistry) was appointed to the Executive Board in 2010, simultaneously taking on the role as CEO. Under the leadership of von Plotho, Siltronic AG has developed into one of the technology leaders in the wafer industry, while at the same time significantly improving the company's operating performance and profitability.

The Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siltronic AG, Dr. Tobias Ohler, says: "By extending the contract, we are ensuring continuity in the work of the Executive Board during a strategically extremely important phase. Christoph von Plotho has played a major role in Siltronic's success story. His many years of experience will help to ensure that the company continues to develop successfully in the future. On behalf of the entire Supervisory Board, I would like to thank Christoph von Plotho for his willingness to continue in his position and look forward to working with him in the future".

"I would like to thank the Supervisory Board for their trust and look forward to continuing to shape Siltronic's history in the coming years together with my colleague on the Executive Board, Rainer Irle, and all Siltronic employees," said von Plotho about his contract extension.

With the appointment, the Siltronic AG Executive Board continues to consist of Christoph von Plotho, CEO, and Rainer Irle, CFO.