David Eaglesham

    David Eaglesham
    Chief Technology Officer
    David Eaglesham joined First Solar in 2006 as Vice President of Technology. He was promoted to Chief Technology Officer in 2009. Mr. Eaglesham has a PhD in Physics from the University of Bristol and achieved tenure as a Lecturer at Liverpool University. He then worked at Lawrence Livermore as Chief Technologist and at Applied Materials as Director of Advanced Technologies. He joined Bell Labs in 1988, where he worked on semiconductor deposition techniques and doping and became Director of Electronic Device Research. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, was named Outstanding Young Investigator by the Materials Research Society in 1994, and was MRS President in 2005.

    Maja Wessels

      Maja Wessels
      Executive Vice President, Global Public Affairs
      Maja Wessels leads First Solar's government affairs, sustainable development and community relations activities globally. Ms Wessels joined First Solar as Vice President of Government Affairs for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region in May 2008 after serving 4 years as senior vice president, Government Affairs at Honeywell for the EMEA region and three as President, United Technologies International Operations for Europe. Ms Wessels chaired the American Electronics Industry Association Europe from 2006 to 2007 and prior to that she was president of the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU from 2003 to 2007. From 1997 to 2000 she was employed by Daimler Chrysler as vice president of Government Affairs in Europe. Ms Wessels is a graduate of Dartmouth College. She also holds a master's degree in international economics and European studies from the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University.