Dr. Michael Kaschke

Short biography

Since 1 January 2011

President and CEO of the Executive Board

2008 - 2010

In addition to membership of the Carl Zeiss AG Executive Board: President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

2000

Appointment to the Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG

1999

Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Medical Technology business group

1998

Vice President and General Manager, Surgical Products Division

1994

Business degree from the GSBA Business School in Zurich, Switzerland

1992

Joins Carl Zeiss as a research scientist, subsequently Development Director, Surgical Microscopes

1990

Invited Visiting Scientist at the IBM Research Center, Yorktown Heights (USA)

1989

Research Laboratory Head at the Max Born Institute, Berlin

1988

Doctorate (Dr. sc.)

1986

Assistant at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena

1986

Doctorate (Dr. rer.nat.)

1983

Physics degree from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena

1957

Born in Greiz, Germany