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Management and committees

Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG

Dr. Michael Kaschke

President & Chief Executive Officer and Labor Director

Responsible on the executive board for:

  • Research & Quality Technology
  • Strategic Corporate Development
  • Corporate Communications
  • Corporate Human Resources
  • Corporate Legal, Patents and Compliance
  • Executive Board Office
  • USA, China, India, Southeast Asia, Australia and South Africa

 

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Dr. Hermann Gerlinger

Responsible on the executive board for:

  • Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology
    (President and CEO of Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH)
  • Corporate Research and Technology
  • Corporate Security
  • Korea and Taiwan

 

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Dr. Matthias Metz

Responsible on the executive board for:

  • Vision Care/Consumer Products
    (President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH)
  • Italy, BENELUX, Latin America and Sales and Service Companies Vision Care

 

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Dr. Ludwin Monz

Responsible on the executive board for:

  • Medical Technology
    (President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG)
  • Corporate Quality Management
  • France, Spain, UK, Turkey and Sales and Service Companies Medical Technology

 

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Thomas Spitzenpfeil

Chief Financial Officer

Responsible on the executive board for:

  • Corporate Finance and Controlling
  • Corporate Information Technology
  • Corporate Auditing and Risk Management
  • Consolidation & Accounting Center
  • Financial Services
  • Shared Production Unit
  • Business Services and Infrastructure
  • Japan, Nordics, Eastern Europe, Austria and Switzerland

 

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Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG

Members of the Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG consists of 16 members, half of whom are representatives of the sole shareholder – the Carl Zeiss Foundation – and the other half representatives of the workforce in accordance with the provisions of the German Codetermination Act.

Shareholder's representatives

Dr. Dieter Kurz | Lindau

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Chairman of the Shareholder Council of the Carl Zeiss Foundation

Dr. Klaus Dieterich│Stuttgart

Former President, Corporate Sector for Research and Advance Engineering, at Robert Bosch GmbH

Dr.-Ing. Mathias Kammüller│Gerlingen

Managing Partner of TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG

Dr. Joachim Kreuzburg│Hannover

CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Sartorius AG, Göttingen

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mlynek | Berlin

Formerly President of the Helmholtz Association of German National Research Centers

Dr. Lothar Steinebach | Leverkusen

Former Member of the Management Board of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Düsseldorf

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Günter Stock│Berlin

Former President of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences

Dr. Eberhard Veit | Göppingen

Chairman of the Management Board of Festo AG & Co. KG, Esslingen (until 2016)
Executive Partner 4.0-Veit GbR, Board of Platform Industrie 4.0

Employee representative

Manfred Wicht | Königsbronn

Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Chairman of the Group Employee Representative Council of Carl Zeiss AG

Hariolf Abele│Aalen

Software developer at Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

Prof. Dr. Martin Allespach│Weinheim

Head of the European Academy of Labour at the University of Frankfurt am Main

Angelika Franzke | Oberkochen

Chairwoman of the Employee Representative Council of Carl Zeiss AG

Roland Hamm│Aalen

First Authorized Representative of IG Metall union, Administration Office, Aalen

Dr. Joachim Heppner | Oberkochen

Chairman of the Works Council of Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH

Eva-Maria Menzel | Jena

Deputy Head of the Employee Representative Council at Jena site of Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH and Carl Zeiss AG

Wilhelm Ulrich | Aalen

Head of Optics department (Corporate Research & Technology) of Carl Zeiss AG

 

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