Group

 With sales of EUR 2.5 billion and more than eight thousand employees, Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG is an internationally active group of companies owned by the shareholders Alfred, Ferdinand and Julia Oetker. It emerged in November 2021 from the division of the former Oetker Group and comprises 144 individual companies in 35 countries.

 Although Geschwister Oetker is a young company in the legal sense, it upholds a 130-year tradition of successful entrepreneurship. Its business practices are guided by the principle of responsibility as a family business that lives by its long-held values.

Companies

Each company in the group is a national or international leader in its respective industry and focused on meeting or exceeding its customers' expectations:

 Geschwister Oetker is composed of the divisions: Sparkling Wine, Wine and Spirits (Henkell Freixenet); Food (Martin Braun-Gruppe); Specialty Chemicals (Budenheim); Hotel Management and Hotels (Oetker Collection); and Other Interests.

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Henkell Freixenet

Sparkling wine, wine and spirits

Henkell Freixenet, the world's largest sparkling wine producer

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Martin Braun-Gruppe

Food

Martin Braun-Gruppe, a leading international bakery supplier

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Chemische Fabrik
Budenheim KG 

Chemistry

Budenheim, a global specialty chemicals company

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Oetker Collection Masterpiece Hotels

Hotels

The Oetker Collection, operator of some of the world's finest hotels

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Columbus
Properties Inc.

Real Estate

 Columbus Properties, a specialist in US real estate

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Atlantic
Forfaitierungs AG

Financial Services

Atlantic Forfaiting, a global trade finance service provider

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Kunstsammlung Rudolf-August Oetker GmbH

Foundation

The renowned Rudolf-August Oetker art collection

Management

The strategic direction and development of the group is led by a seven-member management board, consisting of owners and board members:

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Dr. Alfred Oetker

Co-CEO
Geschwister Oetker 

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Ferdinand Oetker

Co-CEO
Geschwister Oetker

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Dr. Harald Schaub

CFO
Geschwister Oetker

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Dr. Andreas Brokemper

CEO
Henkell Freixenet

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Dr. Detlev Krüger

CEO
Martin Braun

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Dr. Stefan Lihl

CEO
Budenheim

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Dr. Timo Grünert

CEO
Oetker Collection

News

News and events from the Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG: 

Bielefeld, 28 September 2023

Annual Report 2022 of Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG — Successful start for Geschwister Oetker

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First year sales clearly exceed expectations

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All divisions develop well

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Alfred Oetker and Carl-Ferdinand Oetker: "look with confidence into the future ".

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With sales of EUR 2,474 million, Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG grew by 17.9% in 2022 compared to the respective sales in 2021. The number of employees rose by 5% to over 8,100 in the reporting period.

After the company emerged from the split of the Oetker Group at the end of 2021 as an independent holding company for a diversified portfolio of business units from the former Oetker Group, 2022 was the first regular financial year of the newly formed Group.

Dr. Alfred Oetker, Co-CEO and shareholder: "Having set many goals for the first year of our company, we managed to achieve these and even surpass them in some cases. The growth of almost 18% has primarily been generated organically. Considering the challenging economic environment, we are delighted with our joint success and would like to thank our colleagues in the group companies and also our global customers and business partners."

Carl Ferdinand Oetker, Co-CEO and shareholder: "Our Group has a solid financial base and, with its diversified activities, is well positioned to continue its success even in volatile and rapidly changing markets. As a family business, we combine tradition and new beginnings at our group of companies. We therefore look with confidence into the future."

Bielefeld, 30 June 2022

Annual Report 2021 of Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG

Bielefeld, 16 March 2022

Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG donates EUR 1.5 million for Ukraine

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Ukraine emergency aid programmes of Unicef and Welthungerhilfe supported with EUR 750,000 each

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Company owners and management appreciate the commitment of all employees to support people in need

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In response to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG is donating EUR 1.5 million to refugee aid. The owners and managing directors of all group companies have decided to share their donation between the two Ukraine emergency aid programmes of Unicef and Welthungerhilfe.

Dr. Alfred Oetker, Co-CEO and Co-Owner: “It is vital for the whole world to stand together – not only in condemning the attack, but in helping those affected.”

Ferdinand Oetker, Co-CEO and Co-Owner: “The management team of our holding company wanted to send a clear signal in this regard, also to show our gratitude to all the employees for their commitment to supporting people in need.”

For more information on the funded organisations, please visit www.unicef.org and www.welthungerhilfe.org.

Bielefeld, 02 November 2021

Successful launch of the Geschwister Oetker group of companies

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Oetker Group split completed on schedule on 2 November

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Dr. Alfred Oetker and Ferdinand Oetker to manage the new group as co-CEOs

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Eight companies with more than 8,000 employees generate a combined turnover of nearly 2 billion EUR

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With today's closing, the division of the Oetker Group is complete. Entry into the relevant commercial register in Bielefeld has been applied for. The owners of the new Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG are the children from Rudolf August Oetker’s third marriage, Alfred, Ferdinand and Julia Oetker.

Other News

News on further activities of Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG:

Bielefeld, 20 February 2024

 Kolonne Null secures investment from Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG and successfully closes Series A funding round.

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Bielefeld, 15 December 2023

 Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG invests in the innovative recruiting start-up EmmySoft

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Bielefeld, 6 December 2023

 Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG supports the digitalization of the restaurant industry with Series A investment in Milano Vice

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Bielefeld, 6 November 2023

 Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG supports digital transformation in healthcare with participation in Series A financing of the HealthTech start-up Doctorly

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Career

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Privacy Policy of Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG on the Processing of Personal Data of Applicants

Values & Responsibility

As an international group of companies, we as the Geschwister Oetker take a holistic approach to our role within society and towards our stakeholders. Consistent values and their committed implementation in everyday life are essential for us, because as an employer for more than 8,000 people, we bear social, economic and ecological responsibility.

Human Rights

We as Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG as well as all affiliated companies worldwide are committed to clear human rights principles and have recorded this in our Declaration of Principles. This serves as a framework for our corporate and business activities with the aim of fulfilling our responsibility towards people and the environment.

Code of Conduct

The good name of our company, our brands and our products is one of our most valuable assets. Our reputation is determined to a large extent by our conduct in business life. In the spirit of sustainable action by all employees of the Geschwister Oetker Group, our Code of Conduct describes the basic requirements for our behavior in business life ("Code of Conduct"), both internally and externally.

 For enquiries, please contact Peter Dozsa, Human Rights Officer (peter.dozsa@geschwister-oetker.com).

Contact

Do you have any questions or suggestions? Feel free to contact us:

Administration/HR

For job applications or general enquiries, please email:
contact@geschwister-oetker.com

Press/Media contact

For media queries, please contact
Jan Rock, Head of Communication, jan.rock@geschwister-oetker.com

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