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Effective December 16, 2019, Stuart Singer started as Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Optics Inc, the US subsidiary of Schneider-Kreuznach.

Stuart will be responsible for the sustainable growth of Schneider Optics by reinforcing business and partnerships with current customers, developing new business and new opportunities for the years to come.

“My vision is to optimize the company’s standing in Industrial Optics, Optical filters and Cine Optics,” said Stuart Singer, CEO, Schneider Optics. “I am also looking forward to building the technical sales team and taking the forefront in optical solutions and applications.”

Stuart has a degree in Physics from Ohio State University and a degree in Physics/Optics from Hofstra University. He started his career at Loral Fairchild Imaging Systems, NY managing the optical engineering and fabrication departments, specializing in optical systems for space and defense.

In April 1994, he joined Schneider Optics, Inc. as Senior Vice President and CTO. He co-developed the Motion Picture Filter Division, its manufacturing process and design of the filters.

For the last two years, Singer served as the Senior Technical Director of Ruda Cardinal, Inc.

“We are glad to have Stuart back,” said Heiko Kober, CEO of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH. “With his vast experience in the optical industry and his profound technical knowledge, he will be an essential force, not only for Schneider Optics, but for the whole Schneider Group. We wish him all the best and are looking forward to a successful cooperation.”

About the Schneider Group:

The Schneider Group specializes in developing, producing and manufacturing high performance lenses and filter systems for industrial applications, cine and photography. It also offers high quality precision mechanics and servo hydraulics. The company’s main brand “Schneider-Kreuznach” represents state-of-the-art technology made in Germany. The group has been a world market leader in the field of high performance lenses for many years. The Schneider Group consists of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH (Bad Kreuznach) founded in Bad Kreuznach in 1913, and its subsidiaries Pentacon (Dresden), Schneider Optics, Inc (New York, California) and Schneider Optical Technologies (Shenzhen). The Schneider Group has 600 employees worldwide, including 390 at its headquarters.