Dipl. Kfm. Michael Grimm has been Chief Financial Officer of Leica Camera AG since 2 May 2022.
Before joining Leica, Michael Grimm held various CFO positions, including twelve years at Dr. Johannes Heidenhain GmbH, a high-tech optical metrology company. Before that, Mr Grimm worked as CFO for the Grohe Group and its owner, a private equity house. There he prepared the investor's exit, among other things, before working as a partner at Triton Beteiligungsberatung for several years.
He began his professional career, after studying business administration at the University of Frankfurt, as an auditor in Frankfurt and Leipzig with Arthur Andersen, followed by accompanying the transformation process of Hoechst AG to Aventis. In addition, Michael Grimm is and has been active in various supervisory boards, including as a member of the supervisory board from April 2009 to 2022 and deputy chairman of the supervisory board of ams OSRAM AG since 2018.
Dr Andreas Kaufmann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Leica Camera AG: "We are extremely pleased to have gained Mr Grimm as an experienced CFO with whom we will shape the significant growth and transformation course of LCAG in the coming years."
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