Dr. Matthias Metz

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

Biography

Matthias Metz is a Member of the Executive Board and heads the Vision Care/Consumer Optics segment. In addition, he oversees the Benelux, France, Italy and Latin America sales regions. Matthias Metz has been a Member of the Executive Board since 2015. In addition, he is President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH.

Matthias Metz was born in Plauen on 16 November 1970. After training in banking at the Bayerische Vereinsbank in Nuremberg in 1992, he did a degree in business economics at the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg which he completed in 1997. In 2001 he was awarded a doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) in economics and social sciences from the University of Lüneburg.

Milestones in his career

  • 2015

    Appointment to the Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG, responsible for the Vision Care/ Consumer Optics segment, President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH

  • 2012

    Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Fackelmann GmbH + Co. KG, Hersbruck

  • 2009

    Member of the Board of Directors of ZWILLING J.A. Henckels AG, Solingen

  • 2004

    Managing Director for Sales, Production and Sourcing Activities of the ZWILLING Group in Shanghai, China

  • 2003

    Head of Corporate Development at ZWILLING J.A. Henckels AG, Solingen

  • 1997

    Consultant at McKinsey & Company, Inc. in Frankfurt am Main, Munich and Dusseldorf

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