Round Table

The short bios offer some insights.

Dr. Ludwin Monz

Head of the Medical Technology business group, President & CEO of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

Area of responsibility

As a Member of the Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG, Ludwin Monz heads the Medical Technology segment. In addition, he is the Member of the Executive Board of the ZEISS Group responsible for Corporate Quality Management and Research & Technology, and oversees the Japan, Spain, France and Turkey sales regions. He is also President & CEO of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG. In addition to his offices as Chairman and Member of the Supervisory Boards of ZEISS companies, he is Member of the Strategy Board of the Henley Business School and Member of the University Council of Friedrich Schiller University in Jena. Dr. Monz constantly works on increasing the company's competitiveness by focusing sharply on innovation and the customer. Right now, the company's digital strategy is particularly important to him.

Milestones in his career

Personal interests and hobbies

Passionate about science and technology

Interest in medical applications

Outdoor and photography enthusiast

Cornelia Braun

Head of Human Resources, Medical Technology Business Group

My area of responsibility

I am primarily working on developing the strategic framework for Human Resources at MED and ensuring its operational implementation - together with my HR Team. This includes amongst others recruiting, personnel development and performance management.

Career history

Hobbies, Work-Life Balance





Special Skills

A passion for human resources

A passion for my TEAM

A passion for collaboration

Joe Redner

SSC Manager Australia / New Zealand (ANZ); Head of Sales Ophthalmic Devices, Region Asia-Pacific

My area of responsibility

In the SSC in Australia / New Zealand, my team and I, we are the primary interface to the customers. Our goal is to create loyalty to the brand and excitement.
As Head of Sales for OPT APAC, I am responsible for OPT sales performance and implementation of the OPT strategy in APAC.

Career history @ ZEISS

Insights into work days

Average work day in Singapore: 08.30-19.00

Average work day in Sydney: 08.30-20.30. Sydney frequently has late evening calls with colleagues in Germany (sometimes at 00.00)

Travel: peak of travel last year with around 75% of the time on the road.

Special Skills


Hobbies, Work-Life Balance




Guillaume Gasc

Head of CoCe & MED Consumables Supply Chain

My area of responsibility

I have two main areas of responsibility: I am leading the Competence Center IOLs & Sterile consumables (located in Berlin, Germany & La Rochelle, France) and I am responsible for the MED Consumables Supply Chain (also known as Demand Management and Order Fulfillment).

Career history

Hobbies, Work-Life Balance


Playing Trumpet

Special Skills




Six Sigma (Black Belt)

Solving of Rubik‘s Cube in less than 2 minutes