11.22.17

Heidelberg Engineering Announces the Passing of its Co-Founder Dr. Gerhard Zinser

Source: Heidelberg Engineering

Heidelberg Engineering announced the passing of one of its co-founders and managing director, Gerhard Zinser, on November 19, 2017. Dr. Zinser was a pioneer, an inventor, and the driving force behind many of Heidelberg Engineering’s groundbreaking technologies and products, such as the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph (HRT) and the Spectralis platform. Ever the quintessential scientist, his considerable contributions to the field of ophthalmology and optometry could only be matched by his humility and generosity.

“I have had the privilege of working with Gerhard for nearly 3 decades in an exceptionally harmonious partnership. He will be sorely missed by all of us here at Heidelberg Engineering, and we are steadfast in our commitment to continue his lifelong mission of bringing innovation to the field of eye care for many more years to come," Christoph Schoess, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Heidelberg Engineering, said in a company news release.

The thoughts of the management and employees of the entire Heidelberg Engineering group go out to Dr. Zinser’s wife and loved ones.

Heidelberg Engineering invites all those who have collaborated with Dr. Zinser over the years to share their thoughts and sympathies via the following email address: condolences@heidelbergengineering.com

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