Roland Chochoiek is our new CEO
VIA´s Supervisory Board has expanded the Management Board and appointed Roland Chochoiek, the Company’s Chief Marketing Officer (“CMO”), as the new Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Company.
Jürgen Eichner, founder and a shareholder of the Company who has served as Chief Executive Officer since 2005, jointly decided this move with the Supervisory Board as part of the planned succession process during his current contract period. He will remain a member of the Management Board and he will support Roland Chochoiek in his new role whilst having room to focus on the Company’s ecosystem, current and new customers to tackle the challenges the Company is currently facing. Dr. Markus Peters will continue in his role as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer.
Jürgen Eichner commented: “During Roland’s tenure as CMO, he has demonstrated the ability to optimize the business and its operations, while interacting and cooperating closely with other functions and teams across the organization. I’m happy that Roland is accepting this role. To me he is the right person to lead VIA to the next level.”
The main strength of VIA optronics according to Roland Chochoiek is “the ability to deliver a comprehensive package of foundational componentsbuilding blocks for Interactive Display Solutions— including enhanced displays, touch sensors, and cameras—all from a singleular source. This enables us to address a broad spectrum of applications in the automotive, industrial and consumer markets around the world.”
Join us in honoring Mr. Eichners phenomenal journey and success with VIA optronics and in welcoming Mr. Chochoiek in his new role as CEO.