Generational Change at the High-Tech Company PI

“Our technologies have enormous potential to make our customers’ applications even more successful. PI has a great deal of potential for growth in the future and we want to exploit more than ever before”, said Markus Spanner, who has been PI’s Managing Director since the beginning of the year. Markus Spanner has held managerial responsibility as Managing Director Finance & Controlling at PI over the last 11 years. He has established an extended management team to take a structured approach to achieving the new targets. He will be assisted by Dr Peter Schittenhelm (COO), Dr Markus Czanta (CTO), Stéphane Bussa (CSO), and Heiko Brehm (CFO).
Physik Instrumente employs more than 1300 people all over the world and is represented at 15 locations in Europe, North America, and Asia. The company is a market and technology leader for high-precision positioning in high-tech business sectors such as life sciences, semiconductor manufacturing, photonics, and industrial automation. PI occupied the 3rd place in the Handelsblatt’s Top 100 Ranking of SMEs 2019.


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