Peter Laier appointed member of the managing board at OsramSource: http://www.osram.com
The supervisory board of OSRAM AG
, in Munich, has appointed Dr. Peter Laier
(44) to the
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managing board of Germany's largest lighting manufacturer and listing candidate.
Laier will take responsibility of the general illumination business and, in his capacity as Chief Technology Officer of Osram, will head Corporate Research and Development as well as Corporate Supply Chain Management and Quality and Technology.
is considered a pioneer in electronics and sensors production at Continental
He has international experience as a general manager, is cool headed, with a high degree of technical understanding and a good sense for change scenarios.
Laier will assume his new responsibilities in spring 2013.
Born in Fulda in 1968, Laier
studied mechanical engineering with a concentration on design and production technology.
In 1996, he started his professional career at the Fraunhofer Institute in Stuttgart.
Over the past 12 years, Laier has successfully worked in multiple development and management functions at Continental AG in Hannover.
This included electronics, sensors up to different brake systems.
During this time, he
worked for four years in Asia, where he
was based in Japan.
Laier has been a member of Chassis & Safety division's Management Board since 2008.
From 2008 to 2011, he was in charge of the Chassis Components division.
has been head of the Hydraulic Brake Systems division since August 2011, where he
was responsible for more than 12,000 employees and several billion euros in sales.