Wolfgang Stang studied engineering and business economics. After completing his degree he started his career as a project-engineer at Leybold AG focusing on production and product development. Changing into the business unit product management and sales, he was commissioned to build up the Asian market. In 1992, Mr. Stang took over the management of the business unit data storage with worldwide product- and sales responsibility. This job was characterized by the development of the Asian market and management of the US sales organization in San Jose/California.
In 1996, Mr. Stang joined Balzer Process Systems of Liechtenstein as General Manager for the Magnetic Data Storage Division.
In August 2000, Mr. Stang joined Heraeus Quarzglas as General Manager of the Fabrication Division. In 2004 he took over the position of Vice President Marketing & Sales with global responsibility.
In 2007 Wolfgang Stang was appointed to the Management Board of Heraeus Quarzglas GmbH & Co. KG. Since September 2014 he is CEO of Heraeus Noblelight GmbH.
Wolfgang Stang was born in 1957. He is married and has two daughters.