Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf-Jürgen Ahlers
Rolf-Jürgen Ahlers serves as a member of the Management Board and CEO of ProxiVision GmbH, a position he assumed in 2011. The company’s profile relates to the following topics: • Manufacturer of image intensifiers, detector components, detector units and subunits, as well as imaging and camera systems for UV (ultraviolet), visible, x-ray and neutron radiation and short-gated (nanoseconds) applications. • Expert for UV Solar Blind detection for Missile Warning used in Self Protection Systems. Innovations in UV sensitivity making ProxiVision to the probably leading manufacturer of UV Solar-Blind image intensifiers. • Design and production of innovative and customised optoelectronic solutions, especially for OEM customers, from one piece onwards. • Strong cooperations for new product development as the sealed New Generation Neutron Detector. • Markets: Aerospace / defence, semiconductor and PCB inspection, inspection of electrical utilities, electron microscopy, universities, research institutes Rolf-Jürgen Ahlers began his career at the Fraunhofer-Insitute IPA in Stuttgart 1979. Before joining the company ProxiVision he held numerous management and leadership positions across different SMEs. He is Professor h.c. at the TU Darmstadt and gives lectures on business excellence. Ahlers served in manager positions in Automotive, Aerospace, Industrial, and Defence organisations. He worked in France at the ENST and gave lectures on an international basis in the US, China etc.