Markus  Gloeckler net worth and biography

Markus Gloeckler Biography and Net Worth

CTO of First Solar
Markus Gloeckler was named chief technology officer in July 2020 and is focused on driving First Solar’s Series 6 thin film photovoltaic (PV) module platform. Mr. Gloeckler has extensive experience guiding strategic research and development activities and has served First Solar as vice president and chief scientist, before being promoted to senior vice president, module research and development. He was instrumental in enabling First Solar’s achievement of a series of world-record conversion efficiency for cadmium-telluride solar cells. In his role as vice president of research, he led the thin film technology transfer from General Electric to First Solar following the intellectual property acquisition in 2013. He joined First Solar in 2005 in an engineering function supporting First Solar’s technology development after the initial launch of the Series 2 product. Mr. Gloeckler holds an undergraduate degree in microsystems engineering from the Regensburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and a PhD in physics from Colorado State University.

What is Markus Gloeckler's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Markus Gloeckler is at least $1.11 million as of August 21st, 2023. Mr. Gloeckler owns 7,649 shares of First Solar stock worth more than $1,112,012 as of December 10th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Gloeckler may own. Learn More about Markus Gloeckler's net worth.

How old is Markus Gloeckler?

Mr. Gloeckler is currently 49 years old. There are 9 older executives and no younger executives at First Solar. The oldest executive at First Solar is Ms. Caroline Stockdale, Chief People & Communications Officer, who is 60 years old. Learn More on Markus Gloeckler's age.

How do I contact Markus Gloeckler?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Gloeckler and other First Solar executives is 350 WEST WASHINGTON STREET SUITE 600, TEMPE AZ, 85281. First Solar can also be reached via phone at (602) 414-9300 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Markus Gloeckler's contact information.

Has Markus Gloeckler been buying or selling shares of First Solar?

Markus Gloeckler has not been actively trading shares of First Solar within the last three months. Most recently, Markus Gloeckler sold 464 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, August 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $182.00, for a transaction totalling $84,448.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief technology officer now directly owns 7,649 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,392,118. Learn More on Markus Gloeckler's trading history.

Who are First Solar's active insiders?

First Solar's insider roster includes Georges Antoun (Insider), Alexander Bradley (CFO), Patrick Buehler (Insider), Richard Chapman (Director), Philip deJong (COO), Jason Dymbort (General Counsel), Raffi Garabedian (CTO), Markus Gloeckler (CTO), George Hambro (Director), Byron Jeffers (CAO), R. Kennedy (Director), Michael Koralewski (Insider), William Post (Director), Paul Stebbins (Director), Michael Sweeney (Director), Kuntal Verma (Insider), Lukas Walton (Major Shareholder), and Mark Widmar (CEO). Learn More on First Solar's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of First Solar?

During the last twelve months, insiders at the solar cell manufacturer sold shares 20 times. They sold a total of 140,830 shares worth more than $28,290,841.66. The most recent insider tranaction occured on December, 1st when insider Georges Antoun sold 2,400 shares worth more than $379,200.00. Insiders at First Solar own 0.6% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at First Solar.

Information on this page was last updated on 12/1/2023.

Markus Gloeckler Insider Trading History at First Solar

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
8/21/2023Sell464$182.00$84,448.007,649View SEC Filing Icon  
8/17/2022Sell478$115.14$55,036.921,373View SEC Filing Icon  
7/28/2022Sell805$90.00$72,450.001,851View SEC Filing Icon  
6/3/2022Sell980$73.14$71,677.202,656View SEC Filing Icon  
3/15/2022Sell1,301$71.46$92,969.46View SEC Filing Icon  
3/8/2022Sell2,780$80.00$222,400.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/22/2021Sell603$112.82$68,030.46View SEC Filing Icon  
8/10/2021Sell2,048$94.65$193,843.202,884View SEC Filing Icon  
6/9/2021Sell2,843$77.30$219,763.904,932View SEC Filing Icon  
3/24/2021Sell1,456$81.64$118,867.847,775View SEC Filing Icon  
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Markus Gloeckler Buying and Selling Activity at First Solar

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First Solar Company Overview

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First Solar, Inc. provides photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions in the United State, Japan, France, Canada, India, Australia, and internationally. The company designs, manufactures, and sells cadmium telluride solar modules that converts sunlight into electricity. It serves developers and operators of systems, utilities, independent power producers, commercial and industrial companies, and other system owners. The company was formerly known as First Solar Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.
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