OE-A Elects New Board of Directors

The members of the Organic Electronics Association (OE-A) elected a new Board of Directors at their annual General Assembly meeting. Wolfgang Mildner, Chairman, and Andrew Hannah, Vice Chairman, were confirmed in their positions.


  • Wolfgang Mildner, PolyIC GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Vice Chairman:

  • Andrew Hannah, Plextronics Inc., USA

Additional board members:

  • Dr. Pierre P. Barthélemy, Solvay S.A., Belgium
  • Prof. Dr. Reinhard R. Baumann, pmTUC, Germany
  • Dr. Michael Heckmeier, Merck Chemicals Ltd., Great Britain
  • Woolas Hsieh, Solarmer Energy, Inc., USA
  • Dr. Stephan Kirchmeyer, H.C. Starck Clevios GmbH, Germany
  • Thomas Kolbusch, Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH, Germany
  • Jaap Lombaers, Holst Centre, The Netherlands
  • Philipp Weissel, plastic electronic GmbH, Austria

„In the past two years, we were able to significantly extend the international network of the OE-A.  The OE-A already has more than 120 members from around the world and continues to grow,“ says Wolfgang Mildner, who has been leading the OE-A as Chairman since its inception.  He was reelected to the position for an additional two years.  „The new board reflects the international, global reach and membership structure of the OE-A.“

Andrew Hannah, the Vice Chairman, adds: “The OE-A is the leading industry association in this field – established and run by its members.  By opening an OE-A office in North America last year, we took an important step to ensure that our members’ interests are represented on a global basis.  I look forward to supporting the continued expansion of our network, especially in North America.“

Additional information on the numerous projects of the OE-A, such as the Roadmap, education and training programs, standardization, Demonstrator projects and public relations, can be found in the new OE-A brochure; it also includes an insert with a set of functional organic electronic components.

The General Assembly meeting of the Organic Electronics Association (OE-A) took place on June 22nd, 2009 at the VDMA in Frankfurt, Germany.  The new board represents the entire value chain of this emerging industry.