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03-24-2016, SCHOTT North America, Inc., Mainz, Germany

Dr. Jens Schulte named new CFO of SCHOTT AG

Effective July 1, 2016, Dr. Jens Schulte (44) will serve as the new CFO of SCHOTT AG. He will be responsible for the areas of Finance, Information Technology and Purchasing.

Dr. Schulte joins the company from Hilti AG in Liechtenstein, where he worked since 2010, most recently as Head of Finance and Controlling. He succeeds Klaus Rübenthaler (55) at SCHOTT, who is leaving the company after 16 years of service for personal reasons on March 31, 2016. “In Dr. Schulte, we have found an acknowledged financial expert with international management experience,” said Dr. Dieter Kurz, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SCHOTT AG.

Dr. Schulte began his career with the management consultancy McKinsey after studying business administration at the University of Cologne. At the same time, he received his doctorate in 2000 from the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel. He then worked at Goldman Sachs and Siemens.

SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics. The company has more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise and offers a broad portfolio of high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is an innovative enabler for many industries, including the home appliance, pharmaceutical, electronics, optics, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT strives to play an important part of everyone’s life and is committed to innovation and sustainable success. The group maintains a global presence with production sites and sales offices in 35 countries. With its workforce of approximately 15,000 employees, sales of $2.24 billion were generated in fiscal year 2014/2015.
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