Geert Vandenhoeck is responsible for the global souring of germanium and is leading the strategic development organisation within Umicore Electro-Optic Materials. Umicore Electro-Optic Materials is providing amongst others germanium substrates to the space solar cell value chain.
In addition Umicore Electro-Optic Materials is creating material solutions to industries like fibre optics, micro-electronics and infra-red optics. Geert Vandenhoeck has a broad background in M&A and business development. He holds a master in business engineering.