Georg von Erffa will take over the management of Corporate Human Resources of the ZEISS Group. He will succeed Susan-Stefanie Breitkopf, who was appointed Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) on the Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG from 1 July 2022. As Head of CHR, Georg von Erffa will report to Susan-Stefanie Breitkopf.
Georg von Erffa has been Head of HR of the ZEISS Consumer Markets segment since May 2020. In this role, he has implemented various strategic projects, notably setting up the Sourcing Center in the UK, introduction of collective wage agreements at VIS, restructuring of Photo/COP and stepped up the international HR collaboration at COM. Until a successor for the Head of Human Resources at COM has been appointed, Georg von Erffa will retain this position on a temporary basis.
Georg von Erffa started his professional career at Haniel, initially in M&A in 2003, after which he pursued an international career at HeidelbergCement in 2006. He worked in various management and HR roles in Russia, Australia and Europe and acquired sound strategic and operational expertise which continues to characterize his work in HR. Georg von Erffa studied international business in the UK und in the US.