Dr. Heinricht’s most recent position was Chairman of the Board of Heraeus Holding GmbH.
After studying physics and receiving his doctorate in engineering at the Technical University of Berlin, Dr. Heinricht began his professional career with a semiconductor company. In 2003, he joined Heraeus Holding GmbH as a member of the Board of Management before being appointed Chairman in 2008. “I am really looking forward to my new role at SCHOTT because the company has outstanding products and highly committed employees,” Dr. Heinricht notes.
SCHOTT is an international technology group with more than 125 years of experience in the areas of specialty glasses and materials and advanced technologies. SCHOTT ranks number one in the world with many of its products. Its core markets are the household appliance, pharmaceuticals, electronics, optics, solar power, transportation and architecture industries. The company is strongly committed to contributing to its customers’ success and making SCHOTT an important part of people’s lives with its high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is committed to managing its business in a sustainable manner and supporting its employees, society and the environment. The SCHOTT Group maintains close proximity to its customers with manufacturing and sales units in 35 different countries. Its workforce of around 16,000 employees generated worldwide sales of approximately 2 billion euros for the 2011/2012 fiscal year. SCHOTT AG, with its headquarters in Mainz, Germany, is owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation.