OBERKOCHEN, Germany—The supervisory board of Carl Zeiss AG has appointed Stefan Müller the new chief financial officer (CFO) of Carl Zeiss AG, effective Jan. 1, 2024. Müller is currently CFO of Paul Hartmann AG in Heidenheim, Germany. Previously, he worked at Zeiss for around 17 years in different positions, most recently as CFO and member of the management board of the Zeiss Industrial Quality & Research segment. Stefan Müller succeeds Dr. Christian Müller, who left the company at his own request in fall 2023 after more than 20 years at Zeiss.

“We are pleased to have found a very suitable successor with Stefan Müller. He is aland research segments. Most recently, he also proved his expertise and leadership abilities outside of Zeiss,” said Dr. Michael Bolle, chairman of the supervisory board of Carl Zeiss AG.

As a member of the executive board of Carl Zeiss AG, Stefan Müller will be responsible for different areas, including business services and infrastructure, auditing and risk management, export control, health, safety and security, in addition to finance and controlling, taxes and legal.