Matthias Harsch named as the new CEO at Leica Camera AG

The Supervisory Board of Leica Camera AG has appointed Mr Matthias Harsch (52) as the Chief Executive Officer of Leica Camera AG, Wetzlar, as of 1 September 2017. He will be succeeding Oliver Kaltner, who will be leaving the company as of 31 August 2017. Matthias Harsch has been the Leica Board Member responsible for Sales, Retail and Marketing & Corporate Communications since April 2017. He previously led a successful turnaround as the CEO of LOEWE AG and spent many years at the helm of the Bizerba Group as a director. Before joining Leica, Matthias Harsch was a partner at candidus management consulting.

Press Release - Matthias Harsch named as the new CEO at Leica Camera AG

Date: 08/2017 Format: PDF (53.54 kB)
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