Dr. Claus-Otto Zacharias (COO)
Since September 2017, as COO, Dr Claus-Otto Zacharias has been responsible for the areas of production, logistics, strategic purchasing and technology as well as master data and demand and supply chain management. He began his professional career in financial controlling at Südzucker. After holding several different positions, he subsequently gained relevant experience as CFO at the stuffed animal manufacturer Nici, the logistics group Lehnkering, the tegut Gutberlet Foundation, the fashion company Klaus Steilmann and Eismann International. Before changing to the Schleich Group, he was responsible for finance and operations at the listed household goods manufacturer Leifheit.