Matthias Harsch (CEO)

As Chief Executive Officer at Leica Camera AG since 1 September 2017, Matthias Harsch holds responsibility for the Global Sales & Retail, Global Customer Care, Global Marketing & Communication, Corporate Communications, Product Division Photo and Business Development. Previously he was the CEO of LOEWE AG and spent many years at the helm of the Bizerba Group as a managing director. Before joining Leica, Matthias Harsch was a partner at candidus management consulting.

Dr. Marita Paasch (COO)

Dr. Marita Paasch has been a member of the Management Board since 1 June 2018 and is responsible for the areas Operations, Global Quality, Technology and Innovations, Division Sportoptik, Procurement and Supply Chain Management. Most recently, she led the business unit Advanced Materials at Mondi AG, a stock market listed, international manufacturer of paper and packaging materials, from 2014. Prior to this, she worked for more than 18 years in various management functions at Schott AG, Mainz, a globally active technology concern in the fields of special glasses and glass-ceramics.