The Zeiss Group continues on a dynamic growth path. In order to continue to successfully align the company’s development and, in particular, to accelerate the transformation of the Zeiss Group’s digital infrastructure, the Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG has resolved to expand the Executive Board to include the function of Chief Transformation Officer (CTO), and to appoint Susan-Stefanie Breitkopf to this position on the Executive Board effective 1 July 2022. She has been Head of Corporate Human Resources at the Zeiss Group since 2021.
There will be another change on the Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG because Dr. Matthias Metz, the Executive Board member responsible for the Zeiss Consumer Markets segment, will switch to BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, Munich. The Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG has appointed Sven Hermann as Dr. Matthias Metz’s successor and new member of the Executive Board effective 1 July 2022. Hermann is currently Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at the Zeiss Vision Care strategic business unit.
As of 1 July 2022, the Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG will thus consist of the President and CEO, Dr. Karl Lamprecht, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Dr. Christian Müller, and Chief Transformation Officer (CTO), Susan-Stefanie Breitkopf ‒ as well as the Head of the Zeiss Consumer Markets segment, Sven Hermann, the Head of the Zeiss Industrial Quality & Research segment, Dr. Jochen Peter, the Head of the Zeiss Medical Technology segment, Dr. Markus Weber, and the Head of the ZEISS Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology segment, Andreas Pecher.