Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich new CEO of Schneider-Kreuznach
Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich took over as CEO of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH on 1 April 2020. He succeeds Dr. Thomas Kessler, whose contract regularly expired on 31 December 2019. In the meantime, the company has been managed by Heiko Kober (CFO) as interim CEO as well as Dirk Christian and Frank Jocham as authorized representatives.
“We are delighted that Dr. Ullrich has joined us as an experienced image processing and sensor specialist. He will be able to contribute his expertise especially in the areas of automation technology, robotics, the semiconductor industry and medical technology, and help to move Schneider-Kreuznach forward,” said Dr. Walther Neussel, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH.
The group intends to continue its strategic focus on industrial applications, cine and photo optics. “Optical technology is a key technology for the future, and we want to support our customers in this area as a reliable and innovative partner. I am looking forward to the new challenge, especially as the Schneider-Kreuznach brand enjoys an excellent global reputation,” said Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich.