Jan-Peter Schwartz heads communications at Osram


Effective October 1, 2014 Jan-Peter Schwartz will assume responsibility as Head of worldwide External and Internal Communications and as Chief Sustainability Officer at Osram. In this function he will report to Wolfgang Dehen, Chief Executive Officer of Osram.

Before joining Osram, the former business journalist (TV/ radio at WDR) and agency founder Jan-Peter Schwartz, was in charge of Global Communications for the Siemens Energy Sector. Before that Jan-Peter Schwartz had been working in various positions at the energy provider RWE, last as Deputy Head of Corporate Communications.

As Head of Communications, Dr. Constantin Birnstiel has lead Osram very successfully on the way to become a publicly listed company. We thank him very much for his support. He will leave the company by mutual agreement to take on new responsibilities.


OSRAM of Munich, Germany is one of the two leading light manufacturers in the world. The company's portfolio covers the entire value chain from components – including lamps, electronic control gear and opto semiconductors such as light-emitting diodes (LED) – as well as luminaires, light management systems and lighting solutions. OSRAM has more than 35,000 employees worldwide and generated revenue of almost €5.3 billion in fiscal 2013 (ended September 30). The company's business activities have been focusing on light – and hence on quality of life – for over 100 years. The company was listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Munich on July 8, 2013 (ISIN: DE000LED4000; WKN: LED 400; Trading symbol: OSR). Additional information can be found at www.osram-group.com