Christian Leicher, Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirtsch.Ing. Univ. and born in 1969, has been a member of the Executive Board and managing partner at Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG since 2005. In July 2016 he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.
After receiving his graduate degree in electrical engineering and a postgraduate degree in ergonomics and economics (AWA), Leicher held various positions in sales and marketing for Ericsson GmbH in Germany and Ericsson AB in China, Sweden, and the USA. Before coming to Rohde & Schwarz, he was Head of Sales Operations at Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB for the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, and Africa).