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01.04.2019, Mainz, Germany

SCHOTT ROBAX® and NEXTREMA® under new management

Stephanie Schwarz to take over the management of the SCHOTT ROBAX® and NEXTREMA® business divisions on April 1, 2019.
Management change in the Home Tech division: Stephanie Schwarz will take over the management of the SCHOTT ROBAX® and NEXTREMA® divisions on April 1, 2019. As Vice President, she will be responsible for both brands. She follows Stefan Hergott, who led the business since 2016. Hergott will be taking on a new challenge and will manage the strategic division “Thin Glass & Wafers” at SCHOTT.     

Stephanie Schwarz completed her mechanical engineering studies at RWTH Aachen University in 2005 with a degree in engineering. Immediately afterwards, she started her career at SCHOTT, where she worked in global management positions in logistics and production optimization, lean management and operations. Most recently, she has worked as Sales Director Europe and New Markets responsible for ROBAX® and NEXTREMA® for two years. She brings along substantial expertise for the marketing of these well-known glass-ceramic products.

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, pharma, electronics, optics, life sciences, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT strives to play an important part of everyone’s life and is committed to innovation and sustainable success. With more than 15,500 employees at production sites and sales offices in 34 countries, the group has a global presence. In the 2017/2018 fiscal year, SCHOTT generated sales of 2.08 billion euros. The parent company, SCHOTT AG, has its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) and is solely owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. This is one of the oldest private and one of the largest science-promoting foundations in Germany. As a foundation company, SCHOTT assumes special responsibility for its employees, society and the environment.
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