Oliver Kaltner replaces Alfred Schopf as Leica CEO

Posted on by Mike Evans

Big news from Leica this afternoon. As reported in Leica Rumors, Dr. Alfred Schopf is leaving Wetzlar on March 31 and will be replaced as chairman of the executive board by 46-year-old Oliver Kaltner.

Kaltner, previously with Microsoft Germany, has been a member of the Leica board since last September.  Alfred Schopf will continue to act as an advisor until the end of this year.