As of April 15, 2013, Britta Maria Schell is taking on the positions of Head of Corporate Communications and Marketing as well as press officer at JENOPTIK AG.
In this function the 47-year old is responsible for press and public relations, internal communications as well as for brand management and central marketing of the globally operating optoelectronics Group. Schell reports to Jenoptik CEO Dr. Michael Mertin.
Britta Maria Schell studied business administration at the University of Tübingen and has gained comprehensive management experience in the areas of communications and marketing. Schell’s professional career includes various positions in companies of the E.ON Group, IVG Immobilien AG and swb AG. Most recently she worked as freelance communications consultant.
As an integrated optoelectronics group Jenoptik operates in the five divisions Lasers & Material Processing, Optical Systems, Industrial Metrology, Traffic Solutions and Defense & Civil Systems. Its customers around the world mainly include companies in the semiconductor and semiconductor equipment manufacturing industry, automotive and automotive supplier industry, medical technology, security and defense technology as well as the aviation industry. The Jenoptik Group headquarters are in Jena (Thuringia).
In addition to several major sites in Germany Jenoptik is represented in nearly 70 countries. JENOPTIK AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and included in the TecDax index. Jenoptik has approx. 3,270 employees and in 2012 generated sales of 585 million euros.