The supervisory board of Germany-based Schott AG has unanimously appointed Dr. Frank Heinricht to the position of its new chairman of the board of management.
He will take office on June 1, 2013.
Heinricht is currently chairman of the board of management of Heraeus Holding GmbH. He began his professional career at TEMIC Semiconductors. After holding positions as general manager and chairman of the integrated circuits division, he was appointed CEO of TEMIC Semiconductor Group in 1998.
In 2003, Heinricht joined Heraeus Holding as a member of the board of management. He was appointed chairman of the board and labor director in 2008.