Board of Directors


Advanced Soltech’s Board of Directors consists of six ordinary members, including the Chairman of the Board, elected at the latest Annual General Meeting.


Frederic Telander

Working Chairman of the Board


Born 1964

Experience
Frederic was CEO of SolTech Energy Sweden AB (publ) from 2009 to 2018. He is one of the largest investors in the company and held the position as Chairman of the Board from 2007 to 2009. Frederic has always taken great interest and focused on business development within environment and climate-smart technology. Experience from the family owned construction company Telac Construcciones SA, which with 300 employees was one of the largest private construction companies in southern Spain until the 1990’s. Previously partner at EIG Venture Capital Ltd., an investment company focusing on early stage investments in energy efficiency and clean tech. In 2001 to 2008, Frederic led the expansion of the Gas Turbine Efficiency AB Group which grew from approximately 1 MUSD to more than 35 MUSD in turnover. During the same period, he structured and capitalised the company, recruited key personnel, and negotiated agreements with clients such as Rolls Royce, Siemens, Pratt & Whitney, Statoil, etc. Previously Vice Chairman of GTE plc. and head lead in the listing process of the same company on the AIM list at the London Stock Exchange in December 2015 and the listing of SolTech Energy Sweden AB (publ) at First North at Nasdaq, Stockholm, in June 2015.

Education
University studies in business administration.

Other ongoing assignments
CEO and Board Member at Sactum AB.


Stefan Ölander

Member of the Board of Directors


Born 1964

Experience
Stefan is one of the largest investors in SolTech Energy and a board member, serving as Chairman of the Board from 2013 to 2018. Stefan’s background includes having been the Director of Communications for SEB and Kinnevik. He is also the founder of Rewir, which was Sweden’s leading branding consultancy during the first decade of the 2000s. In 2006, Stefan sold Rewir to the Intellecta Corporate Group, which is listed on the Stockholm stock exchange. He continued as CEO of Rewir up until the fall of 2010, besides holding the position as Chairman of the Board in six of Intellecta’s consulting firms in Sweden and Denmark. In 2011, Stefan invested in Zacco, a leading consulting company within IP (Internet protocol), operational in five countries with total sales amounting to approximately 600 MSEK. Today, Stefan is one of the three largest owners of Zacco and is a member of Zacco’s Board of Directors. Over various periods, Stefan has been both CEO and Chairman of the Board of Zacco.

Education
High School academic degree, majoring in economics.

Other ongoing assignments
Member of the Board of Zacco AB (publ), member of the Board in Advanced SolTech Sweden AB (publ) and Chairman of the Board in the subsidiaries of Soltech.


Ben Wu

Member of the Board of Directors and founder and CEO at the Chinese owner and partner Advanced Solar Power


Born 1973

Experience
Ben is founder and CEO of the successful thin film manufacturer Advanced Solar Power Hangzhou which he started together with his father in 2008. Ben is also CEO of Advanced SolTech AB’s Chinese company Advanced SolTech Renewable Energy. Prior to this, Ben had a long career within business development and finance as a management consultant with McKinsey from 2004 to 2006 and as an analyst at Himalaya Capital from 2002 to 2004, amongst other assignments. In 2007 to 2008, before founding Advanced Solar Power Hangzhou, Ben had a prominent role at Lenovo, whose investment company also became the first external investor in Advanced Solar Power. Education: MBA in Finance and Marketing, Columbia Business School. MS in Mathematics and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines. BS in Mathematics and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines.

Education
MBA in Finance and Marketing, Columbia Business School. MS in Mathematics and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines. BS in Mathematics and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines.

Other ongoing assignments
Member of the Board of Directors at Advanced Solar Power Hangzhou.


Gang Bao

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016 and CEO of Chinese Advanced SolTech Renewable Energy


Born 1969

Experience
Gang has operational experience from sales and business development in Chinese Advanced SolTech Renewable Energy since 2015. Prior to that, from 2012 to 2015, Gang was Head of Marketing and Sales and responsible for building a sales platform in approximately 30 different countries. Between 2008 and 2012, Gang held the position as Production Manager at Advanced Solar Power Hangzhou developing the manufacturing process for the company’s thin film modules (CdTe). Before joining the solar energy industry, Gang worked with sales and as a developer at different software companies.

Education
MS in Mathematics and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines. BS in Mathematics, ShanDong University, JiNan.


Vivianne Holm

Member of the Board of Directors since 2020


Born 1965

Experience
Vivianne has extensive experience from the financial sector and she has in various roles previously worked with equity research, corporate finance and as an advisor with special focus on business development, raising capital and investor relations. Vivianne Holm is an active clean tech investor and also a board member

Education
Master in Economics and Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics.

Other assignments
Board Member Climeon AB, Board member Hexicon AB, Board Member Inzile AB, Board Member Meva Energy AB, Board Member Rocker AB, Board Member Volta Greentech AB.

Holdings
11 Preferred Shares.


Patrick de Muynck

Member of the Board of Directors since 2020


Born 1956

Experience
Patrick has worked in the financial sector for most of his 35 year career working in London and New York. From 2000 until 2015 he was a Partner with EQT Partners responsible for Athe Credit activity and member of the Executive Committee. In recent years he is a private investor active either as Chairman or as board member.

Education
University of Brussels Solvay College.

Other assignments
Chairman of Ymer SC AB, Chairman of Dagar hf, Non executive Director of International Consumer Services Sweden AB, Non Executive board member of Kara Connect ehf.

Holdings
11 Preferred Shares.