Krailling, October 18, 2023

New CEO Takes the Helm: A Breath of Fresh Air for Growth and Innovation

Under the successful leadership of Mr. Eckhard Schäfer, our outgoing CEO, we’ve witnessed a remarkable era in which our company has successfully established itself on the international stage. Today, we are pleased to announce a change at the top. Mr. Schäfer, who has tirelessly advanced our company over the past two years with unwavering dedication and profound expertise, will remain with us in his new role as the head of sales in Asia. We extend our sincere thanks to him for his professional work and commitment, and we wish him great success in his new responsibilities.

With great excitement, we introduce to you our new CEO: Dr. Lutz Aschke, who takes office today. Dr. Aschke brings comprehensive experience in both the laser sector and mechanical engineering, acquired in leading positions at renowned companies. His deep expertise and strategic thinking will bolster our efforts in innovation and elevate our growth to new heights.

As Photonics marches forward, we look ahead with anticipation. We are confident that this change will further strengthen our position as an industry leader. Our commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction remains unwavering. Under the inspiring leadership of Dr. Lutz Aschke, we are poised to reach new heights.

Our gratitude goes out to our valued customers, partners, and dedicated employees who accompany us on this journey.