Henner Rinsche (Chairman, CEO/CFO) *1970 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 (COO) *1974 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
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.
Welcome to the website of the Leifheit Group. We have been one of the leading providers of household products in Europe for more than 60 years. The Leifheit Group employs around 1,100 employees. The registered offices and administration of the company are located in Nassau/Lahn. From here, we ship our products to more than 80 countries worldwide. We have 14 of our own sites and branch offices, including five logistics and production sites in Germany, France and the Czech Republic. Our main sales markets are in the regions of Central and Eastern Europe, followed by Asia and the United States. We are a listed public limited company under German law since 1984. Leifheit AG shares have been approved for the Prime Standard on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
The Leifheit Group divides its operating business into the Household, Wellbeing and Private Label segments. Leifheit and Soehnle products – two of Germany’s best-known household brands – are known for high quality and great utility for consumers. Its French subsidiaries Birambeau and Herby are also active in the service-oriented Private Label segment with a selected product range. In each segment, the company focuses on its core areas of expertise in the product categories of cleaning, laundry care, kitchen goods and wellbeing.