Carletta Heinz – Owner and member of the supervisory board of HEINZ-GLAS

„Our family-run business was founded about 400 years ago with ups and downs along the way. It was always the duty and challenge of our family to take the requests of our customer seriously, to be innovative and to safeguard the future - both of our company and our planet. Sustainability therefore means achieving these goals while respecting the needs of our natural environment and beating new paths in our life and work. The Green Talents create exactly this living space for future generations."

Carletta Heinz is owner and member of the supervisory board of HEINZ-GLAS GmbH & Co. KGaA, one of the oldest family-owned companies in Germany. Since its foundation in 1622 the company has been run by 13 generations of the Heinz family. After finishing Kaspar Zeuss Gymnasium in Kronach, Ms Heinz successfully completed her studies at the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. She graduated in 2012 with a degree in Business Administration. During her studies, Ms Heinz, together with three of her university colleagues, founded CityHunters GbR. CityHunters GbR offers a wide range of team events and teambuilding activities in nearly all of Germany’s major cities.

Ms Heinz joined HEINZ-GLAS in 2013 as a management trainee, learning the company’s culture and structure. Ms Heinz is the company`s main shareholder, member of the supervisory board and board member of the family foundation, responsible for the strategic management of the group. She aims to achieve further progress as a family-owned business and to expand HEINZ-GLAS’s environmentally conscious image, by focusing on sustainability under her active energetic lead.