Leica Camera Strengthens Management Board

Leica Camera Strengthens Management Board

New Sales, Marketing & Communications Management Board to Be Led by Matthias Harsch


Allendale, NJ—The strategy to internationalize Leica Camera has presented new opportunities for all areas of the company, Leica announced. These include new operations and a realignment of the sales force. Consequently, the supervisory board of Leica Camera has decided to strengthen its management board and redistribute its responsibilities.

Matthias Harsch

A new Sales, Marketing and Communication department will join the management board’s Finance and Development/Production departments. Matthias Harsch will head the new department on an interim basis for nine months, beginning immediately.

In the past months, Harsch has led the optimization project “LOOP” as a partner of Candidus Management Consulting. As a result, he is very familiar with the structures and procedures in the company. Prior to joining Candidus Management Consulting, Harsch held various management and board positions, including management spokesperson for Bizerba Group and CEO of Loewe.

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Leica represents a union of craftsmanship, design as well as experience. The company is an internationally operating, premium-segment manufacturer of cameras and sport optics products.

The premium status of the Leica brand is founded on a long tradition of quality and performance of its cameras and lenses, as well as the iconic images that artists and photojournalists have captured with them. us.leica-camera.com