Management and committees

  • Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG

    Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG

    Prof. Dr. Michael Kaschke

    President & Chief Executive Officer and Labor Director

    Member of the Executive Board responsible for:

    • Strategy & Corporate Development
    • Brand & Communications
    • Legal & Compliance
    • Human Resources
    • Asia Pacific (without Japan)

     

    Short biography: Prof. Dr. Michael Kaschke

    Dr. Karl Lamprecht

    Member of the Executive Board responsible for:

    • Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology
      (President and Chief Executive Officer of Carl Zeiss Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology GmbH)
    • Venture Board 
    • Patents

    Short biography: Dr. Karl Lamprecht

    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 and the Netherlands, Brazil, Mexico and South Africa

    Short biography: Dr. Matthias Metz

    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

    Short biography: Dr. Ludwin Monz

    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

    Short biography: Dr. Jochen Peter

    Thomas Spitzenpfeil

    CFO

    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 Services
    • Czech Republic, Poland, Russia and Nordics

     

    Short biography: Thomas Spitzenpfeil
  • Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG

    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

    • Dr. Carla Kriwet | Hamburg

      Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Connected Care and Health Informatics, Royal Philips N.V., Amsterdam

    • 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

    • Dr. Eberhard Veit | Göppingen

      Managing Partner of 4.0-Veit GbR, Göppingen

    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

    • Gerhard Bösner │Aalen

      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