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Change of divisional management of Jenoptik’s Smart Mobility Solutions division

The Jenoptik Group saw a change in the management of its Smart Mobility Solutions division at the turn of the year: Kevin Chevis retired at the end of 2023. Tobias Deubel took over as his successor on January 1, 2024.

Kevin Chevis joined Jenoptik at the end of 2014 with the acquisition of the British company Vysionics, where he had been CEO since 2010, and took over the role of Head of Division in February 2018. “It was not an easy decision to leave this great team and company after a long journey together, but I decided it was a good time to change my lifestyle and spend more time with family and friends”, said Chevis.

Tobias Deubel (pictured) took over his responsibilities effective January 1, 2024. He initially joined Jenoptik as an external consultant for a transformation project before taking on the position of Director Global Sales in 2018. He has also been Managing Director of JENOPTIK Robot GmbH since January 2021.

Jenoptik President & CEO Dr. Stefan Traeger commented: “I would like to express my deep gratitude to Kevin for being a true leader for this division for many years during some difficult times. He’s built a great management team and the business has developed into a strong, modern, and competitive organization in the Smart Mobility marketplace. I wish Kevin all the best for his future private life, after a long career in the industry. At the same time, I am happy that Tobias accepted to take over this responsibility and I am sure, he will further successfully shape and bring the division forward.”

Images are available in the Jenoptik image database at in the “Management” section.

About Jenoptik and its Smart Mobility Solutions division

Optical technologies are the core our business: Jenoptik is a globally operating technology group and is active in the two photonics-based divisions: Advanced Photonic Solutions and Smart Mobility Solutions. Our key target markets primarily include semiconductor & electronics, life science & medical technology as well as smart mobility.

Jenoptik’s Smart Mobility Solutions division provides photonics-based, innovative and sustainable solutions, including technology and services for Road Safety, Public Security and Road User Charging. Our customers include local and governmental authorities, police and enforcement agencies, as well as public and private organizations. As pioneers of sensor-based road safety cameras and automatic number plate recognition (ANPR/ALPR), Traffic Law Enforcement and ANPR technology is at the core of our product portfolio. Our solutions cover a wide range of stationary and mobile applications such as vehicle monitoring and classification, average and spot speed, red-light enforcement including additional features, civil security, as well as road user charging and emission control, using video analytics and artificial intelligence.

As an end-to-end solution provider, we support our customers with the provision of roadside equipment and software, including integration, installation and maintenance through to full-service operation of our solutions. Our powerful data management solutions turn data into knowledge with automated data processing and real-time analytics. We continue to research and develop new and emerging sensors and solutions, with new platforms optimized for emerging sectors such as Connected and Autonomous Vehicles. Our strong global presence and installation base is supported by a reliable partner network. With innovation as our driving force, Jenoptik is a world-leading enabler for smart mobility, with intelligent solutions and services constantly evolving to help make roads, journeys, communities, and our environment safer around the globe.


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