Christian Leicher Named President & CEO of Rohde & Schwarz

08.07.2016 Europe
Christian Leicher Named President & CEO of Rohde & Schwarz

Christian Leicher Named President & CEO of Rohde & Schwarz

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As of July 1, 2016, Christian Leicher (photo) and Peter Riedel lead Rohde & Schwarz.

Leicher, the new President and CEO, has been a member of the Executive Board since 2005.

With his appointment as President and CEO, a managing partner is now taking the helm at Rohde & Schwarz. Riedel remains President and COO. He has worked successfully for Rohde & Schwarz for 25 years and joined the Executive Board two years ago.

Manfred Fleischmann, who served as President and CEO for six years, is now retiring. He has decisively contributed to the company's success for more than three decades.

The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group offers innovative solutions in the following business fields: test and measurement, broadcast and media, cybersecurity, secure communications, radiomonitoring and radiolocation.

Founded more than 80 years ago, this independent company has an extensive sales and service network and is present in more than 70 countries. The electronics group is among the world market leaders in its established business fields.

On June 30, 2015, Rohde & Schwarz had approximately 9900 employees. The group achieved a net revenue of EUR 1.83 billion in the 2014/2015 fiscal year (July to June). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and also has strong regional hubs in Asia and the USA.



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