Responsibility and value-oriented management
Two things go hand in hand for us: passion for our work, and openness in our dealings with one another. We can only achieve ambitious goals if we orient our business activities as a whole in accordance with sustainable standards. This is the foundation of our business approach – in dealings with our employees, customers, and partners.
Oliver Klaeffling has been Managing Director of Analytik Jena since February 2023 and is responsible for the entire Analytik Jena Group. In addition to the members of the Executive Board, the heads of the Business Segments and Global Service as well as Quality Management report to him. He studied industrial engineering in the field of technical chemistry at the Technical University of Berlin. He has worked for the pharmaceutical company Merck in various positions in Germany and the USA since 2004. Most recently, he headed the Merck Innovation Center in Darmstadt.
Vice President Technology
Lars Böttcher holds the position of Vice President Technology and is responsible for the areas of Innovation & Technology Development and Product Development. Lars Böttcher has more than two decades of professional experience in management positions, which he acquired primarily at Sartorius. Most recently, he was Head of Product Development at the Sartorius Division BPS.
Vice President Finance
As Vice President Finance, Uta Cornelius is responsible for Controlling and Accounting, Process Controlling, IT and Legal. The graduate economist has more than 20 years of professional experience in various controlling and management functions, e.g at Air Products Group, Eurofoam and Umicore Group. Most recently, she was commercial manager at Ditsch GmbH.
Vice President Operations
As Vice President Operations, Bertram Eichhorn is responsible for the areas of Manufacturing, Logistics and Purchasing. He has been with Analytik Jena since 2018, initially as Director Production and recently as Site Manager at our production site in Ilmenau. Before joining Analytik Jena, Bertram Eichhorn worked in development and project management and for over 15 years as a plant manager in Switzerland, Germany and the USA for SCHOTT AG and HOPPECKE Batterien GmbH & Co. KG.
Vice President Human Resources
Grit Petzholdt-Gühne holds the position of Vice President Human Resources. Her executive scope of responsibility encompasses the central units of Human Resources, Facility Management and Corporate Communications. She had various responsibilities in HR management at Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke AG and the former DaimlerChrysler Group, before heading human resources at Schott AG and SCHOTT Solar AG in Jena from 2004 to 2013.
Dr. Barbara Schaffrath
Vice President Global Sales & Marketing
As Vice President Global Sales & Marketing, Dr. Barbara Schaffrath is responsible for all sales and marketing functions worldwide. With a PhD in biochemistry, she held various management positions at Eppendorf AG from 2007 to 2019. Most recently, she was employed at Brand AG as Sales Director Europe.
Chairman of the Advisory Board
Managing Director of the State Development Corporation of Thuringia (LEG Thüringen)
Dr. Peter Selders
Member of the Advisory Board
CEO of the Endress+Hauser Group
Dr. Heiner Zehntner
Member of the Advisory Board
General Counsel of the Endress+Hauser Group
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