As CEO, Stefan Leitz has been responsible for Carl Kühne KG (GmbH & Co.), one of the largest European companies in gourmet foods and vinegar since 2013. After working at Procter & Gamble, Wella – Gillette/Braun Stefan Leitz came to Unilever where he had a successful track record as Vice President and Manager Director of Customer Development Germany thanks to his many years of experience at the national and international level.
His motto: “Thou art like the spirit thou canst comprehend."
Volker Büttel has been a member of the management board at Carl Kühne KG (GmbH & Co.) since 2013 and is responsible for the overall sales in Germany and abroad. Volker Büttel brings extensive experience from Europe and began his career at Unilever. This was followed by Apollinaris and Coca-Cola where he also held management positions in marketing and sales.
His motto: “The best success coach is the customer.”
Earned a doctorate in chemistry and began his career at the Unilever Group where he headed the gourmet food facility in Delft, Netherlands. After working for Müller-Milch and the Radeberger Group, he joined the gourmet food and vinegar producer Carl Kühne KG (GmbH & Co.) in 2015. He is a member of the management board and is responsible for the supply chain.
His motto: “Humour ennobles the intelligence.”
After studying business administration in Cologne, he began his career at the Volkswagen Group where he gained experience in controlling. He has worked in the medium-sized family-owned company Carl Kühne KG (GmbH & Co.) since 1998 and has been responsible for the Finance/Controlling/IT unit.
His motto: “In the beginning, there was the deed, but then came the number.”