Generational change ahead for Purchasing at Rotkäppchen-Mumm

Corporate | 8. October 2018

As part of the long-planned generational change, the Purchasing division at Rotkäppchen-Mumm Sektkellereien GmbH, Freyburg (Unstrut) is recruiting new personnel. After 38 years of successful employment with the German leader in the sparkling wine sector, Hannelore Jankowa, director of central purchasing, will retire in 2019.

From 01.11.2018, Andreas Normann (47) will be in charge of Purchasing as director of central purchasing at Rotkäppchen-Mumm. Meanwhile, Andreas Zenz (39) will enhance the Sparkling Wine and Wine area at the Freyburg-based traditional company as head of wine purchasing from April 2019. Both Normann and Zenz are high-profile purchasing specialists who have gathered comprehensive experience of the FMCG, beverage and wine sectors in their previous posts.

‘We would like to thank Hannelore Jankowa, who, with her decades of experience and in-depth knowledge of the international wine sector, has made a constant contribution to the success of Rotkäppchen-Mumm over the course of so many years,’ states Christof Queisser, chairman of the Executive Board at Rotkäppchen-Mumm. ‘With the introduction of our planned generational change in the Purchasing division, we continue to occupy an excellent position as a reliable and internationally active market leader.’


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 around 257 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.