Allendale, NJ—At its meeting in September, the supervisory board of Leica Camera AG, Wetzlar, appointed Stefan Daniel to the position of executive vice president Technology and Operations. Furthermore, this new function combines the entire spectrum of activities in Leica Camera’s Photography and Sport Optics product segments. Daniel will assume his new position in October 2021.
“I am very pleased to hear that Stefan Daniel has decided to accept the responsibilities of this extremely demanding function,” said Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, chairman of the supervisory board of Leica Camera AG. “In him, we have been able to win over a highly experienced as well as universally valued and respected colleague for this key position in our company. On behalf of the supervisory board, I would also like to wish him every success and express how much we are looking forward to working with him.”
Executive Vice President Technology and Operations
In addition, his post encompasses the areas of Product Management Photo and Sport Optics; Research and Development; Quality Management; Procurement and Supply Chain of the production sites in Germany and Portugal; as well as Customer Care.
Furthermore, Stefan Daniel began his professional career with an apprenticeship as a precision engineer at Ernst Leitz Wetzlar GmbH. Following various assignments in Leica Customer Care in Germany and abroad, he moved to Product Management. There he played a leading role at management level in the establishment of a very successful product portfolio.
“Leica Camera AG is unique. It’s where tradition meets innovation; technology meets art; and where the passion for the ‘Red Dot’ is shared by customers and employees alike. I am very much looking forward to dedicating all my abilities to the benefit of the company in my newly expanded range of responsibilities,” said Stefan Daniel.