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Leica Camera

Leica Camera
Company nameLeica Camera AG
Company typeAktiengesellschaft
IndustryOptical imaging
FoundedGermany (1913)
HeadquartersSolms, Germany
Key peopleAlfred Schopf (CEO)
Productscameras, photographic lenses, binoculars and other optical equipment.

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Leica Camera AG, a German optics company, produces Leica cameras. The predecessor of the company, formerly known as Ernst Leitz GmbH, is now three companies: Leica Camera AG, Leica Geosystems AG, and Leica Microsystems AG, producing cameras, geosurvey equipment, and microscopes, respectively. Leica Microsystems AG is the owner of the Leica brand, and grants licences to Leica Camera AG and Leica Geosystems.

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