Acquisition successfully completed – the existing management team represents tried-and-tested continuity at Eggers & Franke

Corporate | 8. May 2018

‘I’m delighted that this experienced, established and consolidated management team will continue to actively shape the successful development of the Eggers & Franke Group,’ states Christof Queisser, CEO – chairman of the Executive Board at Rotkäppchen-Mumm.

The Executive Board and operational management of the individual subsidiaries are composed as follows:

• Eggers & Franke GmbH: Markus Hotze, Ralf Zinke
• Reidemeister & Ulrichs GmbH: Mirko Ranz
• Joh. Eggers Sohn GmbH: Susanne Scheichl
• Ludwig von Kapff / Ruyter & Ast GmbH: Lars Kaniok, Carsten Haase

The Executive Board of the parent company Eggers & Franke Holding is made up of Torsten Helbig, Carsten Haase and Frank Albers. The members of the Eggers & Franke management team Markus Hotze, Ralf Zinke, Mirko Ranz and Susanne Scheichl are now moving to Eggers & Franke Holding as authorised signatories. The team will be accompanied strategically by Christoph Meier and Christof Queisser.

‘With these major staffing and structural decisions, we have worked together to create the perfect conditions for Eggers & Franke to continue to operate independently and successfully on the market,’ explains Christof Queisser.

About Rotkäppchen-Mumm:

Based in Freyburg (Unstrut), the family-run company Rotkäppchen-Mumm is one of the world’s leading producers of sparkling wine, spirits and wine, and boasts more than 180 years of experience in the sector. With more than 670 employees at seven locations, the company recorded sales of 256.5 million bottles and a revenue of EUR 945 million in 2017. The leader in the German sparkling wine and spirits market offers strong and successful brands which make sophisticated pleasure attainable for many, both at home and abroad. Rotkäppchen-Mumm is also present in the premium segment with Geldermann sparkling wine and Ruggeri DOCG Prosecco.

About the Eggers & Franke Group:

The Eggers & Franke Gruppe is one of Germany’s leading suppliers of high-quality wines and spirits. Today, under the umbrella of the Eggers & Franke Holding, five specialised sales companies offer their portfolios to both end consumers and all forms of food retailing and cash & carry businesses involved in the sale of premium products, in addition to the wine trade and the superior gastronomy and hotel industry. Alongside Eggers & Franke, the Group includes the Bremen-based traditional companies Reidemeister & Ulrichs and Joh. Eggers Sohn, in addition to mail order companies Ludwig von Kapff and Ruyter & Ast.