In view of the company's successful growth and increasing international orientation, Leica Camera AG has reorganized its Company Communications and strengthened its personnel.
Starting immediately, Holger Thurm (42), as head of Company Communications, is responsible worldwide for the media work of the camera and sports optics manufacturer based in Wtzlar. In this position he reports to Alfred Schopf, Chairman of the Management Board.
Holger Thurm has been a consultant for Leica Camera AG for many years now. He worked formerly in the communications department of a large, German car manufacturer, and as a radio and print editor.
As part of the reorganization of company communications, the Partnerships & Cultural Projects Department will also be strengthened; it will now be run by Andreas Dippel (39), former Media Contact Person. Andreas Dippel reports to Cyril Thomas, head of the Marketing & Communications Department.