SCHOTT Extends Board Of Management

Date: 20 April 2010
Source: SCHOTT
Today, the Supervisory Board of SCHOTT AG appointed Stephan Schaller (52) to the technology group’s Board of Management with effect from May 1, 2010, at the initiative of Prof.

Udo Ungeheuer. He will assume the role of Vice Chairman of the Board of Management and be responsible for the areas Solar, Pharmaceutical Systems, Architecture and Purchasing. Prof. Udo Ungeheuer (Chairman), Dr. Jürgen Dahmer, Dr. Hans-Joachim Konz and Klaus Rübenthaler will all continue to serve as members of the Board of the fast-growing company.
 
Stephan Schaller
Stephan Schaller completed his mechanical engineering studies at the RWTH Aachen and received his engineering degree. He then held various management positions with BMW in Germany and South Africa between 1983 and 1999. He subsequently took over responsibility for the technology division at Linde AG and was appointed a member of the management team for the area of refrigeration technology in 2000. In 2004, he left to become a Board member of Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge and served as its speaker from 2007 until January 2010.
 
Now that he will be serving as a Board member of SCHOTT, Stephan Schaller will be resigning from the Supervisory Board of SCHOTT AG that he has been a member of since January 1, 2008. He will be succeeded on this committee by Prof. Günther Schuh, Professor of Production Systems at the RWTH Aachen.
 
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 over 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 17,400 employees generated worldwide sales of approximately 2.3 billion euros in the fiscal year 2008/2009. The company's technological and economic expertise is closely linked with its social and ecological responsibility. SCHOTT AG is an affiliate of the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung.

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