A company of vision

and an unmistakable signature.

Sustainable family-run corporate management from the beginning on.

The pioneering spirit of the Wirthwein family runs like a golden thread through the company development. Entrepreneurial decisions are marked by values, such as persistence and sustainability. However different the business units, the quality standard is equally high throughout the group of companies. As a global expert we persistently continue our path of being the leading system partner in terms of quality.

Wirthwein SE manages, controls and administers the international Wirthwein-Group whilst executing diverse central functions. Any managerial- and organizational structures support a systematic optimization process through clear responsibilities in all business units and departments.

The Executive Board of Wirthwein SE, from left: Thomas Kraus, Holm Riepenhausen and Dr. Ralf Zander.

Executive Board

The Management of Wirthwein SE

Dr. Ralf Zander has been a member of the Executive Board since 1st July 2020 and Spokesman of the Executive Board since 1st May 2024.  Holm Riepenhausen joined the Management Board on 1st January 2021. Thomas Kraus was added to the Executive Board as of 1st January 2022. The Members of the Board are held responsible for the corporate management, shape the corporate strategy and decide upon fundamental issues of business policy.

The economic engineer Dr. Ralf Zander is responsible for the "Finances" division in addition to his role as Spokesman of the Management Board. Graduate engineer Holm Riepenhausen is in charge of the "Technology" division. Graduate engineer Thomas Kraus completes the trio as Chief Sales Officer. 

Supervisory Board

The controlling body of Wirthwein SE

The Supervisory Board controls the Executive Board who regularly informs the Supervisory Board of the latest developments and all strategic decisions. Marcus Wirthwein has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wirthwein SE since 1st May 2024. He is supported by the Members of the Supervisory Board Ingrid Wirthwein, Deputy Chairman Edmund Brenner and Winfried Seitz.

Ingrid & Marcus Wirthwein

Marcus Wirthwein joined the company in 2005, initially as Managing Director of Wirthwein GmbH & Co. KG, and from 2010 as a member of the Management Board of Wirthwein SE.  On 1st May 2024, he moved to the Supervisory Board and took over as Chairman of the Supervisory Board from his father Udo Wirthwein, who had passed away unexpectedly shortly before.

His mother Ingrid Wirthwein, who already supported her husband Udo Wirthwein in the management of the company with her vision, is also responsible for the company's fortunes on the Supervisory Board.

Portrait Edmund Brenner

Edmund Brenner

Portrait Winfried Seitz

Winfried Seitz

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