Dr. August Oetker Nahrungsmittel KG is adding two new members to its International Executive Board. With effect from January 1, 2022, Claudia Willvonseder will take over responsibility for Marketing, Research and Development, Compliance, Sustainability and Global Data Management. At the same time, Georg Heerdegen Parsbo will assume responsibility for People and Cultureand will also act as country coach for the Africa, Asia and Australiaregion.
Claudia Willvonseder joined Dr. Oetker in 2019 as Senior Executive Manager International Marketing & Innovation. Previously, she held senior positions at IKEA from 2006, including Global Chief Marketing Officer and Member of the Executive Board at the Swedish headquarters, where she was responsible for global brand management and steering the company's digital and data-driven marketing transformation.
Georg Heerdegen Parsbohas been responsible since 2018 as the UK's Managing Director Marketing, Dr. Oetker's Sales in the United Kingdom and Ireland, Category Category Management, Innovation & Development and Production. Previously, as Managing Director of Dr. Oetker Denmark since 2002, he was in charge of Marketing and Sales while also performing international duties in the Nordic countries.
The members of Dr. Oetker's International Executive Board continue to be: Dr. Albert Christmann, who is also a personally liable partner of Dr. August Oetker KG, the holding company of the Oetker Group, continues as Chairman of the Management Board with responsibility for Corporate Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Development & Integration and Corporate Communication. At the same time, he acts as coach for the German Dr. Oetker national organization.
Dr. Alexander Edelmann is responsible for Controlling, Accounting, Finance, Taxes, Insurance and IT. As a coach, he is also responsible for the countries in Eastern Europe.
Dr. Martin Reintjes continues to be responsible for the entire sales area; he also acts as coach for the countries in the Western Europe region.
Dr. Christian von Twickel is responsible for Production and Technology, Logistics and Purchasing. As a coach, he takes care of the national organizations in North, Central and South America.