Management

Dr. Andreas Hirschfelder

Dr. Andreas Hirschfelder  is Managing Director of PolyIC GmbH & Co. KG.

Dr. Hirschfelder studied chemistry at the University of Cologne and received his doctorate from 1993-1995 at the University of Dortmund on a topic of organometallic synthesis. When he started working with Leonhard Kurz GmbH & Co KG in 1996, he was initially responsible for the development of film products for the automotive and electronics industries. In the meantime he took over the development group for this product range. Since 2006 Dr. Hirschfelder leads the Manufacturing Unit of the business unit "Plastic Decoration" of the Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co.. In 2014 he became managing director of PolyIC beside his function with Kurz.

Nikolas Wagner

Nikolas Wagner is Managing Director of PolyIC GmbH & Co. KG.

Mr. Wagner studied wood engineering at the University of Rosenheim and finished his master degree of engineering in 1998. He started working with Kurz in the same year supporting the Kurz USA organization for 4 years by leading the local Kurz export department. Returning to Germany he was in charge of the development of chinese markets in various product groups together with the KURZ Asia organization. Since 2009 Mr. Wagner is heading the IMD department and in 2013 he became Head of Business area Plastic Decoration Sales and Marketing of the Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co. KG. Beside this function he is managing director of PolyIC since 2014.

Dirk Bockwinkel

Dirk Bockwinkel is Managing Director of PolyIC GmbH & Co. KG.

Dirk Bockwinkel studied Business Administration at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg majoring in industrial management and accounting. Parallel to his job as managing director with PolyIC, he heads the division Corporate Finance of LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co.; The division Corporate Finance was built up by himself.

Dr. Wolfgang Clemens

Dr. Wolfgang Clemens is an authorized signatory with PolyIC and Head of Product Management. In line with this, he is responsible for implementing printed electronics into products for new mass markets.

Dr. Wolfgang Clemens studied physics at the University of Cologne, where he specialized in solid state physics. After finishing his studies, he earned his doctorate at the research center in Juelich researching in thin, magnetic films. After earning his doctorate, Dr. Clemens worked with Siemens Corporate Technology as leading project manager. He was in charge of the development and application of magnetic sensors. Subsequently, he became project leader for the development of integrated polymer circuits (IPC). Therewith, he belonged to the PolyIC team right from the start in November 2003 and is responsible for implementing the new technology into products.

Dr. Walter Fix

Dr. Walter Fix is an authorized signatory with PolyIC and Head of Technology. In line with this, he is responsible for the development of products made of printed electronics.

Dr. Walter Fix studied Physics and Mathematics at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. Following his studies, he stayed with the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and wrote his PhD thesis from 1996 until 1999 about optical transistors based on Galliumarsenide devices. After completing his thesis, Mr. Fix started to work for Siemens Corporate Technology in 2000, in the Department Materials and Manufacturing, which developed polymer electronics. When PolyIC was formed in November 2003 out of this Siemens department, he became Head of Technology with PolyIC. He is now responsible for the process and printing development as well as the device, chip and system design and for material tests and qualifications.