RÖMERFAMILIE: Sebastian Römer is new Managing Director
The new management of the RÖMERFAMILIE: Annika Schönebeck and Sebastian Römer.
The Römer group of companies recently announced that Sebastian Römer was officially appointed Managing Director of all RÖMERFAMILIE (RÖMER family) companies at the beginning of 2019. This concludes the transfer of the family business initiated in 2016, which his parents Martina and Jürgen Römer founded as a winery in 1985.
Since 2016, Sebastian Römer and his partner Annika Schönebeck have been responsible for all operational and strategic decisions of the four divisions Römer Präsente, Römer Drinks, Römer Wellness and Römer Lifestyle. Both have a Master in Strategy and International Management from the University of St. Gallen and have worked as management consultants in Zurich after their graduation. Since joining the company, the two have worked intensively on familiarising themselves with the company processes and developed their own strategy, the implementation of which began in 2016 with a successful rebranding. As a member of the executive board, Annika Schönebeck is mainly responsible for change processes in the areas of human resources, automation and digitalisation, while Sebastian Römer focuses on product development, sales and customer care.
In the future, Jürgen Römer will concentrate on his newly founded company Trendsourcing as well as on the distribution of wine from his own winery, while Martina Römer will continue to work in customer consulting at Römer Präsente and support purchasing as well as supplier management. Sebastian Römer: "I am very grateful to my parents and appreciate the transfer of the company as a huge vote of confidence for Annika and me. With this tailwind, we are all the more pleased to actively shape the future of our family business." www.roemerfamilie.de