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Dr.-Ing. Christian Schmitz

Chief Executive Officer for Laser Technology (CEO LT)
Member of the Managing Board

Regional responsibility for North America

Born in 1959 in Wuppertal, Germany. Studied Physics at the Universität Gesamthochschule Siegen (Siegen Comprehensive University) and gained his doctorate at the Institut für Strahlwerkzeuge (IFSW, Institute for Laser Tools) at the University of Stuttgart.

In 1999, joined TRUMPF Laser GmbH + Co. KG in Schramberg, Germany in the Development department, then became Group and Project Leader. Member of the Management Board as Head of Research and Development for material processing from 2005.

Vice President for Lasers, at TRUMPF Inc. in Farmington, USA in 2009.

Managing Director at TRUMPF Lasertechnik GmbH in Ditzingen, Germany from 2010 to 2017, responsible for production in the Laser Technology Business Division.

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