Christian Leicher and Peter Riedel lead Rohde & Schwarz from July 1, 2016. Leicher, the new President and CEO, has been a member of the Executive Board since 2005. With his appointment as President and CEO, a managing partner is now taking the helm at Rohde & Schwarz. Riedel remains President and COO. He has worked successfully for Rohde & Schwarz for 25 years and joined the Executive Board two years ago. Manfred Fleischmann, who served as President and CEO for six years, is now retiring. He has decisively contributed to the company's success for more than three decades.