Franz Vollmann is Global Head of Heraeus Printed Electronics, an internal start-up of the family-owned technology-group Heraeus. In this role he is responsible for the development of materials, processes and equipment for system solutions for printed electronics applications in the focus markets mobile, connectivity & infrastructure, industry 4.0 and automotive.

Franz joined Heraeus in 2014. Prior to his role at Heraeus Printed Electronics, he led two Global Business Units – Heraeus Precious Metals and Heraeus Performance Products.

Before joining Heraeus, Franz has held various top management positions in the connector, RFID and PV industry – both in Europe as well as in Asia. He has extensive experience in business development and growth strategies with specific know-how in various electronics and high-tech industries.

Franz holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Economics, Vienna.