New Leica CEO Wanted – Oliver Kaltner Leaves Leica
Leica Camera has to look for a new CEO – again. Oliver Kaltner, acting as CEO since summer 2015 is not going to prolongate his contract after August 2017.
In the official explanatory statement Mr Kaltner tells „other plans I would like to pursue“ as reason, inofficial sources claim unhappiness of Leica’s advisory board with his management style.
Who will be next Leica Camera CEO?
According to German news agency dpa owner Dr. Andreas Kaufmann will step in as CEO, as he did in 2008/09 when then CEO Steven K. Lee left Leica.
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List of all Leica Camera AG CEOs
|until end of 1998||Klaus-Dieter Hofmann|
|January 1999||Hanns-Peter Cohn|
|January 2005||Ralf Coenen|
|April 2005||Josef Spichtig|
|November 2006||Steven K. Lee|
|February 2008||Andreas Kaufmann|
|April 2009||Rudolf Spiller|
|August 2010||Alfred Schopf|
|April 2015||Oliver Kaltner|
|August 2017 (or earlier)||NN|