Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH
Experience makes the difference – this also applies to CEO Klaus Gehrig. With Ziemann for more than 30 years, he started his career as an apprentice in 1984, he progressed through various roles before becoming Technical Director in Bürgstadt. In 2003, Klaus Gehrig was appointed COO in Ludwigsburg, and since 2015, he has been leading the company as CEO. With an in-depth understanding of both locations and exceptional analytical skills, Klaus Gehrig’s commitment to the well-being of the company, its employees, and the global brewing industry is deeply ingrained.
Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Managing Director of Sales and Marketing at Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH
Florian Schneider’s impressive track record as Sales Manager for EMEA and Process Technology, along with his extensive global network and intercultural understanding, makes him the perfect leader to spearhead the company’s growth as our CCO since 2022. With a strong focus on customer satisfaction and successful project implementation, Florian Schneider is an invaluable asset to Ziemann Holvrieka.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Seasoned Finance professional CFO Torsten Engel has a wealth of experience in managing the whole Finance department on local, regional, and global levels. As a Certified Black Belt in Six Sigma Lean Management, he brings unparalleled efficiency to our financial operations. Torsten Engel joined ZHG in January 2020 and was appointed as Managing Director/CFO on June 4th, 2020. Under Torsten Engel’s leadership, our financial department is in the most capable hands possible.
Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH
With nearly 20 years at Ziemann Holvrieka, COO Axel Zügel brings exceptional expertise in order processing, purchasing, project management, assembly, logistics, and engineering, committed to optimizing internal processes and delivering exceptional customer service. On January 1, 2023, Axel Zügel took over the management of the operational areas of Ziemann Holvrieka.