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Board of Management and Supervisory Board

Board of Management

Henner Rinsche
(Chairman, CEO/CFO)
Nationality: German

Henner Rinsche was born 1970 in Hamm. After completing his degree, he held various General Management and Marketing positions in Germany and abroad at Henkel, Danone, PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble. Since 2011 Henner Rinsche held various senior positions at SodaStream, a leading manufacturer of sparkling water makers. Since 2015 he has been leading the European Business very successfully. Since 1 June 2019, Henner Rinsche has been announced chairman of the Leifheit AG Board of Management. As Chief Executive Officer he is responsible for Sales, Marketing, Human Resources/Legal and for the private label business of Herby and Birambeau. Since 1 April 2020 he has also been responsible for the Finance, Controlling, Audit and Business Processes/IT divisions as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).




Igor Iraeta Munduate
Nationality: Spanish

Igor Iraeta Munduate was born 1974 in Donostia - San Sebastian/Spain. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering of the Universidad de Navarra. Most recently Igor Iraeta Munduate was responsible for operations, innovation management as well as Industry 4.0 and IoT (Internet of Things) of the value chain as Chief Technical Officer & Senior Executive Global Operations at Igus GmbH. From 2008 until 2014 he led R&D, Production and Quality Management at Stoba Präzisionstechnik GmbH & Co. KG as Technical Director. Furthermore, he has long-time experience in technical executive positions at the Robert Bosch GmbH. Since 1 November 2018 he has been member of the Leifheit AG Board of Management. As COO he is responsible for the board departments Purchasing, Production, Logistics and R&D.



Dr. Günter Blaschke, Buchloe
Chairman of the supervisory board
shareholder representative
Chairman of the supervisory board, WashTec AG, Augsburg

› CV Dr. Günter Blaschke (German)
Karsten Schmidt, Penzberg
Deputy chairman of the supervisory board
Shareholder representatives
Independent Management Consultant, Penzberg

› CV Karsten Schmidt (German)
Georg Hesse, Munich
Shareholder representative
Chairman of the Board of Management, HolidayCheck Group, Munich

› CV Georg Hesse (German)
Dr. Claus-O. Zacharias, Dusseldorf
Shareholder representative
Independent Management Consultant, Dusseldorf

› CV Dr. Claus-O. Zacharias (German)
Joachim Barnert, Zuzenhausen
Employee representative
Head of Maintenance, Leifheit AG, Zuzenhausen

› CV Joachim Barnert (German)
Thomas Standke, Scheidt
Employee representative
Toolmaker, Leifheit AG, Nassau

› CV Thomas Standke (German)

The members of the supervisory board have been appointed until the end of the shareholder meeting which decides on their exoneration for fiscal year 2023.

Profile of skills and expertise, diversity concept, objectives for the composition and rules of procedure of the Supervisory Board


It is an important concern of good corporate governance to ensure that the responsible corporate bodies are adequately staffed. Taking into account the legal requirements and the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code (DCGK), the Supervisory Board has set rules of procedure as well as objectives for the composition, the profile of skills and expertise and a diversity concept for the Supervisory Board.

› Profile of skills and expertise, diversity concept and objectives for the composition of the Supervisory Board (German)

› Rules of procedure of the Supervisory Board (German)

Leifheit AG
Contact Details


Leifheit AG
Leifheitstraße 1
56377 Nassau
Phone: +49 (0) 26 04 - 977 0
Fax: +49 (0) 26 04 - 977 300
E-mail: info(at)