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.


Supply Chain Management

Sina Appelt
Senior Vice President – Supply Chain Management and Technology

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 supply chain management and technology.

Quality Management

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 her career in the industry at ORNAMIN. On her way to the management she worked in different departments and on strategic projects: as a member of the Instore acquisition team, as the operational department head of supply chain management, building up the e-commerce for the business field tableware as well as the foundation of the ORNAMIN Ltd. in the UK. Today she is responsible for the departments quality management and controlling.

Human resources
IT administration

Sören Müller
Senior Vice President – Finances

Sören Müller was born in Minden in 1975. After his education as a banker and extra-occupational studies in business administration, he worked as an advisor for business customers at the Dresdner Bank AG for ten years. Moreover he is a certified workplace advisor. Since 2005 he is an authorised representative at ORNAMIN and as the head of corporate management responsible for the departments finances, human resources and IT, within the management especially for finances.

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 as a scholarship holder of ORNAMIN 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. During her studies she gained important experiences as a member of the Instore acquisition team and is responsible within the management for the departments marketing and sales.

Sales tableware
Customer Relations

Natalie Dobler
Head of Sales

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 came to ORNAMIN to build up the business field tableware and plays a major role as the head of sales in the establishment of the brand ORNAMIN in Germany and abroad ever since.

Article and tool construction
Project management
3D print

Thorsten Erdelt
Head of Technology

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, research & development and finally the department technology.

Quality management
Process management
Environmental management

Peter Luft
Head of Quality Management

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 currently head of quality management.

Thermoset processing
Thermoplastics processing

Marco Warkentin
Department Head of Production

Marco Warkentin was born in Minden in 1991 and started his education as process mechanic at ORNAMIN in 2007. After receiving his degree, he did a further qualification as industry master plastics in Hannover and kept on working at ORNAMIN in the meantime until 2014. After working at Polytec as shift supervisor from 2014 to 2018, he returned to ORNAMIN and took charge of the thermoplastics processing. Since 2020 he is department head of production.

Materials management

Henrik Petersen
Department Head of Materials Management

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 executive at Abfallbehälter & Container Weber in Haan. Before becoming the department head of procurement and logistics at ORNAMIN in 2018, he was an assistant to the Board at the deaconry in Minden.

Online Marketing

Sabine Tegtmeier
Department 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
Division Director Instore-Marketing

Marc Philipp Bodfeld was born in Bielefeld. For six years he was responsible 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 worked at the subsidiary Instore-Marketing GmbH as a regional sales manager and key account manager until he finally was appointed as the deputy managing director. With the fusion of the Instore-Marketing GmbH with the parent company ORNAMIN he became the division director of Instore-Marketing.