Management

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Management team

Managing Director

Dr. Holger von der Emde
Managing Director

Dr. Holger von der Emde was born in Marburg in 1964. There he started his diploma course in chemistry which he continued in Würzburg and Göttingen and completed with a doctorate. Before being employed as the director of ORNAMIN in 2001, he was the purchasing director and authorised representative at BASF as well as member of the management team at Geberit. In 2013 he acquired the majority stakes of ORNAMIN and is the managing director since then.

Production

Supply Chain Management

Sina Appelt
Senior Vice President – Production and Supply Chain Management

Sina Appelt was born in Minden in 1984. She is an industrial management assistant, specialised industrial management assistant for purchase and logistics as well as a diploma holder in business administration. She worked as a lean & kaizen manager at Drabert GmbH and has consulted companies as a business consultant regarding lean & kaizen. Since 2015 she accompanies ORNAMIN on its way to become a lean company and has the overall responsibility for the departments production and supply chain management.

Quality Management
Controlling
SAP

Anne-Christin Matthes
Senior Vice President – Quality Management and Controlling

Anne-Christin Matthes was born in Burg in 1985. After her studies in maths and physics at the Leibniz University of Hannover she started to work as the head of supply chain management at ORNAMIN in 2008. In 2014 she became the head of e-commerce and additionally built up the ORNAMIN Ltd. in Birmingham as a sales manager. Since 2017 she is the head of strategic projects at ORNAMIN.

Finance
Human resources
IT administration

Sören Müller
Senior Vice President – Finance

Sören Müller was born in Minden in 1975. After his education as a banker and extra-occupational studies in business administration, he worked as a advisor for business customers at the Dresdner Bank AG for ten years. Moreover he is a certified workplace advisor and the head of corporate management as well as authorised representative at ORNAMIN since 2005.

Marketing
Corporate communication
Product management

Marie Obermeier
Senior Vice President – Marketing and Sales

Marie Obermeier was born in Lübbecke in 1986. In 2006 she started her dual course of studies at ORNAMIN and passed her bachelor studies in business administration at the University of Applied Sciences Weserbergland in 2009. Afterwards she studied extra-professionally at the University of Gießen from 2009 to 2015 and obtained first her bachelor degree in German studies and philosophy and then her masters degree in German linguistics.

Sales tableware
(Germany, export, online)
Customer service

Natalie Dobler
Head of Sales ORNAMIN Tableware

Natalie Dobler was born in Stuttgart in 1977. After gaining her diploma in business administration at the university of cooperative education of Stuttgart, she worked for six years as a marketing manager at M+W Zander in Stuttgart. In 2006 she began to work as a process manager sales and marketing at ORNAMIN and is the head of sales since 2008.

Production & technology
Customer projects technical plastic parts

Frank Drinkuth
Head of Production & Technology / Authorised Representative

Frank Drinkuth was born in Bückeburg in 1962. He passed his education as a tool manufacturer with subsequent master craftsman training to become an industry master (metal) at DAL Rost & Söhne (later Grohe). In 1986 he started to work as an equipment engineer/tool manufacturer at ORNAMIN and took charge of the decoration department and is the head of production & technology since 1996.

Engineering
Article and tool construction
Project management
3D print

Thorsten Erdelt
Head of Research & Development

Thorsten Erdelt was born in Minden in 1965. After his education as a skipper, he acquired ship master’s certificates for the Weser, Elbe, Rhine and canals. By doing a retraining in 1990 to become a tool mechanics at ORNAMIN, he turned his hobby metal into his desired profession. As an industry master in the field of metal he took the lead of the education of the metalworkers, lateron also of device construction, tool making, construction and the department research & development.

Thermosetting plastic processing
Montage
Object print

Peter Luft
Director Production & Technology

Peter Luft was born in Kazakhstan in 1974 and lives in Minden-Lübbecke for 30 years. After his education as a cutting machine operator, he worked as a regular soldier in the German army for twelve years. He did a retraining at ORNAMIN to become a process mechanic as well as industry master for plastic-caoutchouc. Moreover he passed courses as quality manager and is the director of the department production.

Logistics
Procurement

Henrik Petersen
Supply Chain Management
Director Procurement & Logistics

Henrik Petersen was born in Minden in 1986. After his graduation in economics at the University of Osnabrück and passing his masters degree in business administration at the University of Siegen, he worked as a management trainee at Enterprise Rent-A-Car as well as a sales and executive assistant at Abfallbehälter & Container Weber in Haan and the deaconry in Minden. Since 2016 he is the director for procurement and logistics at ORNAMIN.

E-Commerce
Online Marketing

Sabine Tegtmeier
Head of E-Commerce & Online Marketing

Sabine Tegtmeier was born in Georgsmarienhütte in 1974. After her graduation of studies at the University of Osnabrück and University of Keele (UK) in 2000, she worked in the operative and strategic marketing, among others at the multichannel distributor QVC in Düsseldorf, at the shopping channel RTL Shop as well as at Telefonica in Hannover. She is a certified online marketing consultant by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the head of the online team at ORNAMIN since 2016.

Shelf arrangement systems and sales promotion

Marc Philipp Bodfeld
Divison Manager Instore-Marketing

Marc Philipp Bodfeld was born in Bielefeld. For six years he was reponsible for domestic sales at Wellmann Küchen and passed extra-professionally his diploma in business administration at the Administrative and Business Academy Eastwestphalia-Lippe. Since 2008 he works at Instore-Marketing, first as a sales director, then key account manager and since 2019 as the deputy managing director.