President and CEO
Thomas Claude Sauer is President & CEO of EXXERGY GmbH, a con-sulting firm providing first class consulting and operational support. The in-ternational Consulting Focus is in the fields of Energy and Specialty Chem-icals having subsidiaries in the USA and in China. Assuming EXXERGY commitments, besides the operational tasks, Mr. Sauer is engaged in sup-porting quality control and standardization efforts in the renewable energy sectors (particularly PV) participating in expert task forces at SunSpec Alli-ance, TÜV Rheinland, IECRE etc.
Prior to establishing EXXERGY, Mr. Sauer was Chief Executive Officer of IBC Solar AG. From 2001 to 2006, he was Vice President Corporate Strat-egy and Development at Schott Glas/Schott AG, and Executive Vice Pres-ident Business Unit Advanced Materials with global P&L-responsibility. In addition to energy related matters, Mr. Sauer has professional experience in aviation, chemical engineering, and specialty materials. Following his studies in Mechanical and Process Engineering at the Technical University Munich and in Chemical and Process Engineering at the Technical Univer-sity in Karlsruhe he achieved his Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University (TH) Karlsruhe in Germany.