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Schneider-Kreuznach to have dual leadership

(PresseBox) (Bad Kreuznach, ) Wolfgang Selzer, previously Head of Finances at the Schneider Group, was appointed co-CEO of the company as of 12 November alongside Dr. Josef Staub. In future, he will be responsible for the areas of Production, Administration and Supply Chain Management. Dr. Josef Staub will be in charge of Development, Sales and Risk Management. With two CEOs at the helm, the company is continuing its restructuring efforts and aims to strengthen its position to face future challenges in the global markets.

Wolfgang Selzer was born in 1951 and has been with the company since 1981. He took on the position of Head of Finances in 1993 and has been General Manager and a member of the Executive Board since 1998.

Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH

The Schneider Group specializes in developing and producing high-performance photographic lenses, cinema projection lenses, as well as industrial optics and precision mechanics. The group comprises Jos. Schneider Optische Werke, founded in Bad Kreuznach in 1913, and its subsidiaries Pentacon (Dresden), Schneider Kreuznach Isco Division (Göttingen), Schneider-Optics (New York, Los Angeles), Schneider Bando (Seoul), Schneider Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) and Schneider Optical Technologies (Shenzhen). The company’s main brand is “Schneider-Kreuznach”. It has around 640 employees worldwide, with 370 based in its German headquarters. For years now the group has been a world market leader in the area of high-performance lenses.