Mr. Metzler was born in 1959 in Bregenz, Austria. After having achieved his university degree in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics he started his career by joining Siemens AG, Central Research Dept. in Munich in 1984, continued as MD and Head of R&D Siemens Components, Asia Pacific in 1992 and General Manager Micro-Controller Business, Siemens AG, Munich in 1996. Next step in 1997 was the foundation of NewLogic Technologies, followed by the foundation of Photeon Technologies in 2000. Since 2012 Hans-Peter Metzler has been president of the Bregenzer Festspiele.
Additional functions or inter-company relations outside the Zumtobel Group:
president of the administrative board of CCS Group Holding AG, Lachen (Switzerland), president of the supervisory board of Aquin & Cie GmbH, Munich (Germany), president of the Bregenzer Festspiele Privatstiftung, Bregenz (Austria), member of the supervisory board of Dornbirner Sparkasse Bank AG (Dornbirn, Austria), president of the advisory board of Heliatek GmbH, Dresden (Germany), Board member of the Association of Friends of Kunsthaus Bregenz (Bregenz, Austria).
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