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Board of Management and Supervisory Board

Board of Management

Henner Rinsche
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.



Ivo Huhmann
Nationality: German

Ivo Huhmann was born 1969 in Vienna. He completed an engineering degree at the TU Darmstadt and subsequently a MBA in Rotterdam. He held various financial management functions in Germany and the US from 1999 to 2010, most recently as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), GE Healthcare Germany. Ivo Huhmann was Managing Director of Stiebel Eltron from 2010 to 2015, where he was responsible for finance, human resources, IT, purchasing, legal and sales China. Until recently, Ivo Huhmann was active as an entrepreneur. Since 1 April 2017, Ivo Huhmann has been member of the Leifheit AG Board of Management. As Chief Financial Officer he is responsible for the Finance, Controlling, Audit, Business Processes/IT divisions and the APAC region.



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.

Supervisory Board

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

› CV Dr. Günter Blaschke (German)

Karsten Schmidt,
Deputy chairman of the supervisory board
Shareholder representatives
Independent Management Consultant, Penzberg

› CV Karsten Schmidt (German)

Georg Hesse
, Munich
Shareholder representative
CEO/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.

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)