/President and Director General

/President and Director General

President and Director General

BV Glas is officially represented by its President Dr Frank Heinricht and Director General Dr Johann Overath.

Dr Frank Heinricht is Chairman of the Managing Board of Schott AG and has been President of BV Glas since November 2015.

Dr Frank Heinricht, President

Career history

2013   Appointment as Chairman of the Managing Board of SCHOTT

2008   Heraeus Holding GmbH, Chief Executive Officer

2003   Heraeus Holding GmbH, Chief Operating and Technology Officer and Member of the Managing Board

1998   TEMIC Semiconductors, Chief Executive Officer

1995   TEMIC Semiconductors, General Manager for Integrated Circuits

1992   TEMIC Semiconductors, initially Trainee, then Project Manager and later Works Manager

Further activities

Member of the Advisory Board of Würth Group, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG.

Dr Johann Overath, Director General

Career history

Since 1 July 2002 Member of Bundesverband Glasindustrie e.V. (BV Glas) and its Director General since 2006

2000 – 2002 HEWContract GmbH Düsseldorf, Sales Project Manager at the Düsseldorf branch

1992 – 2000 Mannesmann AG Düsseldorf, Technical and Scientific Consultant in the central environmental protection and energy department

Further activities

Cooperation with in the Federation of German Industries (BDI) and Glass Alliance Europe. President of Glass Alliance Europe since 2017.


Bundesverband Glasindustrie e.V.
Hansaallee 203
40549 Düsseldorf

Phone: +49 (0)211/ 902278 - 20
E-Mail: info(at)bvglas.de
Internet: www.bvglas.de