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Dr.-Eng. Christian Schmitz

Portrait of Dr.-Eng. Christian Schmitz

Chief Executive Officer for Laser Technology (CEO LT)
Member of the Managing Board of TRUMPF SE + Co. KG

Responsible for national subsidiaries and regions. 

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

Joined TRUMPF Laser GmbH + Co. KG in Schramberg, Germany in the Development department in 1999, then became group and project leader. Member of the Management Board as Head of Research and Development for material processing since 2005.

Vice President Laser 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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