Management and Committees

Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG

Dr. Michael Kaschke

President and CEO of the ZEISS Group

Dr. Michael Kaschke

Member of the Executive Board responsible for:

  • Strategy & Corporate Development
  • Brand & Communications
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Human Resources
  • Australia, China, India, Korea and South Asia

Biography as PDF

Dr. Karl Lamprecht

Member of the Executive Board of the ZEISS Group and President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology GmbH

Dr. Karl Lamprecht

Member of the Executive Board responsible for:

  • Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung der Carl Zeiss Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology GmbH)
  • Venture Board
  • Patents

Biography as PDF

Dr. Matthias Metz

Member of the Executive Board of the ZEISS Group and President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH

Dr. Matthias Metz

Member of the Executive Board responsible for:

  • Vision Care/Consumer Products (President and Chief Executive Officer of Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH)
  • Belgium, the Netherlands, Brazil, Mexico and South Africa

Biography as PDF

Dr. Ludwin Monz

Member of the Executive Board of the ZEISS Group and President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

Dr. Ludwin Monz

Member of the Executive Board responsible for:

  • Medical Technology (President and Chief Executive Officer of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG)
  • Quality Management
  • Research & Technology
  • Japan, Spain, France and Turkey

Biography as PDF

Dr. Jochen Peter

Member of the Executive Board of the ZEISS Group and President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

Dr. Jochen Peter

Member of the Executive Board responsible for:

  • Research and Quality Technology (President and Chief Executive Officer of Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH)
  • Austria, Switzerland, Italy and the United Kingdom

Biography as PDF

Thomas Spitzenpfeil

CFO

Thomas Spitzenpfeil

Member of the Executive Board responsible for:

  • Finance & Controlling
  • Information Technology
  • Auditing & Risk Management
  • Security
  • Business & Infrastructure
  • Consolidation & Accounting
  • Digital Innovation
  • Financial Services
  • Shared Production Unit
  • US Shared Service
  • Czech Republic, Poland, Russia and Nordics

Biography as PDF

On this page you can download the official press photos of the Executive Board members.

Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG

Members of the Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG has 16 members. In accordance with the provisions of the German Co-Determination Act, half the members are representatives of the sole shareholder – the Carl Zeiss Foundation – and the other half are representatives of the workforce.

Shareholders' 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 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

Dr. Carla Kriwet | Hamburg
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Connected Care and Health Informatics, Royal Philips N.V., Amsterdam

Dr. Jürgen Mlynek | Berlin
Former 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

Dr. Eberhard Veit | Göppingen
Managing Partner of 4.0-Veit GbR, Göppingen

Employee representatives

Manfred Wicht | Königsbronn
Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Chairman of the Employee Representative Council of Carl Zeiss AG

Hariolf Abele│Aalen
Software Developer at Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

Dr. Martin Allespach│Weinheim
Head of the European Academy of Labour at the University of Frankfurt am Main

Angelika Franzke | Oberkochen
Chair of the Employee Representative Council of Carl Zeiss AG

Roland Hamm│Aalen
First Authorized Representative of IG Metall union, Administration Office, Aalen

Gerhard Bösner │Aalen
Chairman of the Works Council of Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH

Eva-Maria Menzel | Jena
Deputy Chair of the Employee Representative Council at the Jena site of Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH and Carl Zeiss AG

Wilhelm Ulrich | Aalen
Head of the Optics department (Corporate Research & Technology) of Carl Zeiss AG