Dr. Hans-Joachim Konz joined SCHOTT in 1995 and was initially responsible for the area of television glass before he took over responsibility for the Home Tech business area in 2001.
The mechanical engineer with a PhD will be the board member responsible for the Home Tech and Flat Glass businesses, as well as the Group functions Research & Technology Development, Melting Technology and Machine and Manufacturing Technology.
Dr. Hans-Joachim Konz is married and the father of two children.
SCHOTT is an international technology group that sees its core purpose as the lasting improvement of living and working conditions. To this end, the company has been developing special materials, components and systems for nearly 125 years. The main areas of focus are the household appliances industry, pharmaceuticals, solar energy, electronics, optics and the automotive industry. The SCHOTT Group is present in close proximity to its customers with production and sales companies in all its major markets. The Group’s approximately 16,700 employees generate worldwide sales of approximately 2.1 billion euros. The company's technological and economic expertise is closely linked with its social and ecological responsibility. The parent company of the SCHOTT Group is SCHOTT AG, whose sole shareholder is the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung (Foundation).