Cazal has appointed Katharina Schlager to serve as its chief executive and creative director from January 2020. Beate Obersteiner, the company's previous managing director, will be retiring at the end of 2019 but continue to advise the company. Klaus Lippert, general director since 2015, will remain in charge of finances and operations. Schlager has been working for Andy Wolf Eyewear of Austria for the past 13 years. A founding member of the company, she was most recently its creative director and chief executive.