Ralf Kuschnereit, PhD

Dr. Ralf Kuschnereit became Head of the Ophthalmic Systems Division of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG in April 2011, subsequent to assuming the office of President & CEO, and Member of the Board, of the US subsidiary, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc., in January 2010 where he oversees U.S. operations. Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc., located in Dublin, California, is the U.S. office of the Medical Technology business group of ZEISS and represents ZEISS in the U.S. for all medical products. Dr. Kuschnereit received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from the Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg, Germany and his Masters in Physics from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn, Germany. He holds an MBA from the University of Augsburg and from the University of Pittsburgh, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business.