Franz Richter is a German businessperson who founded Thin Materials AG and Eichenauer Gebäudeservice GmbH & Co. KG and who has been at the helm of 8 different companies. Presently, Dr. Richter is Chairman of Meyer Burger Technology AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board for Scint-X AB, Chairman at Fraunhofer Institute For Reliability & Microintegration, Chief Executive Officer at SÜSS MicroTec SE and Chief Executive Officer-Thin Materials Segment at Eichenauer Gebäudeservice GmbH & Co. KG. Dr. Richter is also on the board of COMET Holding AG.
In his past career Dr. Richter was Chief Executive Officer at SÜSS MicroTec SE, Chief Executive Officer of Süss Verwaltung GmbH, Chief Executive Officer for Karl Suess Verwaltung GmbH, Chief Operating Officer for Suess Holding AG, President-Semiconductor Equipment Segment at OC Oerlikon Corp. AG and President-Semiconductor Equipment Segment at Unaxis Holding AG (a subsidiary of OC Oerlikon Corp. AG), Director-Executive Board at EpiSpeed AG, President & Chief Executive Officer at Thin Materials AG, Scientist at Carl Zeiss AG, Scientist at Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft eV and Scientist at Fraunhofer Institute For Laser Technology.
Franz Richter received a doctorate from RWTH Aachen University, an undergraduate degree from Fachhochschule Münster, a graduate degree from the University of Bielefeld and a graduate degree from Technische Universität Darmstadt.