The Supervisory Board of SCHOTT AG unanimously appointed Dr. Frank Heinricht to the position of its new Chairman of the Board of Management in its meeting on February 27, 2013. Heinricht (50) is currently Chairman of the Board of Management of Heraeus Holding GmbH. He completed a degree in physics and a doctorate in engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and began his professional career at TEMIC Semiconductors. After holding positions as General Manager and Chairman of the Integrated Circuits Division, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of TEMIC Semiconductor Group in 1998. In 2003, Heinricht joined Heraeus Holding GmbH as Member of the Board of Management. He was appointed Chairman of the Board and Labor Director in 2008.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SCHOTT AG, Dr. Dieter Kurz, commented after the meeting, “We are pleased that we were able to recruit Dr. Heinricht, an outstanding manager, as the new Chairman of the Board of Management. His experience in managing a company with a complex portfolio makes him ideally suited to lead SCHOTT. He looks back on a proven track record in expanding the market presence of a global company, particularly in Asia. We are confident that the necessary reorientation at SCHOTT is in excellent hands with him.”
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