VIA optronics - Management Team

Management Team
(v. l. nach rechts: Dr. Farouk Zabel, Yen Chuang, Rick Bu, Jürgen Eichner, Dr. Jasmin Wörle, Daniel Jürgens)

Jürgen Eichner

Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Founded VIA optronics in 2005
  • Previously Head of Sales EMEA at White Electronics Designs Corporation
  • M.Sc., Electronics Engineering, University of Applied Sciences, Nuremberg

Daniel Jürgens

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Joined VIA optronics in June 2015
  • Previously CFO of a public listed company
  • Graduate in Business Management, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), Munich

Dr. Jasmin Wörle, MBA

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

  • Joined VIA in August 2014
  • Previously Strategic Marketing in printed electronics and touch sensors
  • PHD, Chemistry and Masters of Business Administration (MBA), TU Bergakademie Freiberg and GSO Management Institut Nuremberg

Dr. Farouk Zabel

Chief Operation Officer EMEA (COO EMEA)

  • Joined VIA optronics in June 2018
  • Previously Sr. Director Engineering and Design for touch panels at Flextronics
  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Doctorate, University of Khartoum, Sudan and Technical University of Berlin, Germany

Yen Chuang

Chief Sales Officer (CSO)

  • Joined VIA optronics in April 2009
  • Previously Marketing Manager at AUO and Business Development Manager (Asia) at White Electronics
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Rick Bu

Chief Operation Officer APAC (COO APAC)

  • Joined VIA optronics in June 2013
  • More than 20 years’ experience in consumer industry
  • Profound knowledge in supply chain management, operation, quality and continuously improvement

Howard Ho

General Manager VIA optronics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

  • Joined VIA optronics in June 2013
  • Previously Senior Operations Manager at Delphi
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering and Executive Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Chongqing University and University of Texas at Arlington and Tongji University