Bernhard Neumeister, who has been CEO of erlenbacher backwaren for 22 years, has retired at the end of July. His position has been filled by Matthias Casanova.
Bernhard Neumeister has spent two decades of his almost 50 years of professional life working for the well established company from Groß-Gerau. During this time, erlenbacher has developed significantly. From a pure co-packer, the company has become the leading supplier of frozen baked goods in the European out-of-home market.
”A real team effort, for which I am very grateful
to my colleagues, erlenbacher was not just any job for me. It was a vocation, a passion,” emphasized Bernhard Neumeister
Matthias Casanova has already been working in leading positions in the frozen food sector for many years. He brings extensive international know-how to the company and will take over the position of CEO (Chairman of the Management Board) and thus control the strategic development of the company in the future. In the course of the change in management, the existing management team of Wolfgang Thul and Harald Lochmann will be expanded by Fritz Kellermann. Starting 1 August 2020, he became CCO (Managing Director Marketing and Sales) of erlenbacher
backwaren gmbh. With his experience from the German and Austrian out-of-home market, he will take care of the sales challenges and the promotion of the brand. “With my two successors, the company is in good and competent hands,” said Bernhard Neumeister.