Additional Member to Zeiss Executive Board

By resolution of the Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG, the Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG will be expanded effective 1 July 2015. Dr. Matthias Metz (44) will be appointed as the fifth Member of the Executive Board, becoming the head of the Vision Care business group. From the beginning of fiscal year 2015/2016, the Consumer Optics business group will report to him.
Metz will also be appointed President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH, in which the major activities of the Vision Care are bundled. The current members of the Management Board, Dr. Raymund Heinen, Ulrich Krauss and Sven Hermann will continue to serve, whereas Dr. Manfred Klingel leaves the Management Board of the Business Group to pursue new opportunities.
Metz has many years of experience in international management, particularly in North America, Europe, and through his several years as Managing Director of the Zwilling Group, also in China. He earned a doctorate in economics and social sciences at the University of Lüneburg, Germany. (Source: Optik & Photonik 1 / 2015)

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