Management and committees

Carl Zeiss AG Executive Board

Dr. Michael Kaschke

President & Chief Executive Officer and Labor Director


Responsible on the Executive Board for:

  • Microscopy
  • Industrial Metrology
  • Strategic Corporate Development
  • Corporate Communications
  • Corporate Human Resources
  • Corporate Legal & Patents
  • China, India, Southeast Asia, Australia, Latin America and South Africa

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Dr. Hermann Gerlinger

 


Responsible on the Executive Board for:

  • Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (President and CEO of Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH)
  • Corporate Research & Technology
  • Corporate Security
  • South Korea and Taiwan

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Dr. Ludwin Monz

 


Responsible on the Executive Board for:

  • Medical Technology (President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG)
  • Shared Production Unit
  • Corporate Quality Management
  • France, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and Turkey

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Thomas Spitzenpfeil

Chief Financial Officer


Responsible on the Executive Board for:

  • Vision Care
  • Camera Lenses
  • Planetariums
  • Sports Optics
  • Corporate Finance & Controlling
  • Corporate Information Technology
  • Corporate Auditing & Risk Management
  • Consolidation & Accounting Center
  • Financial Services
  • Business Services & Infrastructure
  • Global Supply Chain
  • USA, Japan, and the Nordics, Benelux and Eastern Europe regions, as well as Austria and Switzerland

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Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG

Members of the Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG consists of 16 members, half of whom are representatives of the sole shareholder – the Carl Zeiss Foundation – and the other half representatives of the workforce in accordance with the provisions of the German Codetermination Act.

Shareholder's representatives

Dr. Dieter Kurz | Lindau

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Chairman of the Shareholder Council of the Carl Zeiss Foundation

Dr. Klaus Dieterich│Stuttgart

President, Corporate Sector for Research and Advance Engineering, at Robert Bosch GmbH

Dr. Mathias Kammüller│Gerlingen

Managing Partner of TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG

Dr. Joachim Kreuzburg│Hanover

CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Sartorius AG, Göttingen

Prof. Jürgen Mlynek | Berlin

President of the Helmholtz Association of German National Research Centers

Dr. Lothar Steinebach | Leverkusen

Former Member of the Management Board of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Düsseldorf

Prof. Günter Stock│Berlin

President of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences

Dr. Eberhard Veit | Göppingen

Chairman of the Management Board of Festo AG & Co. KG, Esslingen

Employee representative

Manfred Wicht | Königsbronn

Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Chairman of the Group Employee Representative Council of Carl Zeiss AG

Hariolf Abele│Aalen

Software developer at Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

Prof. Dr. Martin Allespach│Weinheim

Head of the European Academy of Labour at the University of Frankfurt am Main

Dr. Michael Claus│Aalen

Employee Representative Council of Carl Zeiss AG

Roland Hamm│Aalen

First Authorized Representative of IG Metall union, Administration Office, Aalen

Dr. Joachim Heppner | Oberkochen

Chairman of the Works Council of Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH

Eva-Maria Menzel | Jena

Deputy Head of the Employee Representative Council at Jena site of Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH and Carl Zeiss AG

Wilhelm Ulrich | Aalen

Head of Optics department (Corporate Research & Technology) of Carl Zeiss AG