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16 December 2021 | Press Release

Michael Bolle Appointed Designated Chairman of Carl Zeiss AG Supervisory Board

The Carl Zeiss AG shareholders' meeting has appointed Dr. Michael Bolle the new Supervisory Board member to represent the sole shareholder the Carl Zeiss Foundation. He will be elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG in January 2022.

15 December 2021 | Press Release

A Record Year for ZEISS

In fiscal year 2020/21, ZEISS achieves highest revenue yet in its 175-year history at 7.5 billion euros (20% compared to prior year) – including EBIT at 1.5 billion euros (557 m euros as compared to prior year)

10 December 2021 | Press Release

Record revenue for Carl Zeiss Meditec in fiscal year 2020/21

Carl Zeiss Meditec generated revenue of approximately €1,647m in fiscal year 2020/21 (prior year: €1,336m), corresponding to growth of +23.3% (adjusted for currency effects: +26.5%). Orders received increased even more significantly to approximately €1,731m (+29.1%, adjusted for currency effects: +32.6%).

8 December 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS LSM Plus and ZEISS Airyscan Joint Deconvolution introduced

Laser scanning microscopes (LSMs) are the multifunctional high-end microscopes in every imaging facility, valued as much for their instant, high-quality imaging of optical sections as for their ease of use and application flexibility. ZEISS LSMs provide a wide range of detection modes with highest sensitivity and spectral flexibility for multi-fluorescent experiments.

22 November 2021 | Press Release

Lisbon Planetarium Invites Visitors to Explore Whole New Worlds

Since 18 November 2021 the Navy planetarium in Lisbon, Portugal, has been welcoming visitors once more. And a totally different planetarium awaits them. For the first time here at the Navy planetarium, star and video projections will unite for performances that will illuminate the entire dome.

17 November 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS Celebrates 175 Years of Innovation, Passion and the Courage to Develop

175 years ago, on 17 November 1846, young mechanic Carl Zeiss opened his workshop for precision mechanics and optics in Jena, thus laying the foundation for what would become ZEISS. To mark this special day, the company ran a celebration event, the highlight of a jam-packed anniversary year. The virtual event took place on 16 November 2021 at the Volkshaus, in the company's founding city Jena.

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ZEISS Press Contacts

Corporate Communications

Jörg Nitschke – Head of Corporate Brand & Communications

Jörg Nitschke
Head of Corporate Brand & Communications and Group Press Spokesman
joerg .nitschke @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20-3242

Ralf Langen – Leiter Externe Unternehmenskommunikation

Sarah Hailer
Manager Media Relations
sarah .hailer @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20-87740

Gurdrun Vogel – Standortkommunikation Jena

Beatrice Weinberger
Jena Site Communications
beatrice .weinberger @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 2335

Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology

Bernd Balle – Pressekontakt für die Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

Jeannine Rapp
Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH
jeannine .rapp @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 7364 20 75435
Mobile: +49 151 17210759

Industrial Quality Solutions

Bernd Balle – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

Bernd Balle
Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH
bernd .balle @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20-8148

Research Microscopy Solutions

Vybhav Sinha – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH

Vybhav Sinha
Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH
press .microscopy @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 64-3949

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Medical Technology

Sebastian Frericks – Director of Investor Relations and press contact for Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

Sebastian Frericks
Director of Investor Relations
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

General Inquiries:
press .meditec @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 220-331

Investor Relations:
investors .meditec @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 220-116

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Vision Care

Joachim Kuss – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH

Joachim Kuss
Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH
joachim .kuss @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)151 42112288

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Consumer Products

Tatjana Schürholz – Press contact for Consumer Products

Tatjana Schuerholz
ZEISS Consumer Products
tatjana .schuerholz @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20-16797

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Planetariums

Gurdrun Vogel – Standortkommunikation Jena

Beatrice Weinberger
Jena Site Communications
beatrice .weinberger @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 2335

Press Conferences

Year-End Press Conference 2020/21

A Record Year for ZEISS Revenue reaches 7.5 billion euros (20% compared to prior year) – EBIT at 1.5 billion euros (557 m euros as compared to prior year)

Annual Report

Annual Report 2020/21 for the ZEISS Group

The ZEISS Group ended fiscal year 2020/21 (end of reporting period: 30 September 2021) on an excellent note: its revenue rose by 20% to 7.529 billion euros (previous year: 6.297 billion euros). Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) also achieved a new high, reaching 1.479 billion euros (prior year: 922 million euros).