Dr. Schumacher GmbH: Expansion of the Management
The company, which currently employs around 1,850 people at eight sites worldwide, has been managed since May 1 by the triumvirate of Dierk and Jens Schumacher – both managing partners – and Dr. Klaus Ruhnau. Born in Recklinghausen, Germany, Dr. Klaus Ruhnau studied biology and biochemistry and earned a doctorate in medical biochemistry. He is a proven industry expert who has held positions at Sanofi, Beiersdorf, Hartmann and Bode, where he was Managing Director for the last several years. Dr. Klaus Ruhnau will contribute his extensive experience in business development and managing complex corporate structures in internationally operating corporations in order to support the company's continuous further development and increasingly international orientation.
"In addition to the medical sector, large drugstore chains, renowned branded companies and trading companies from all over the world rely on the extensive range of products and services offered by Dr. Schumacher. This needs to be expanded further," says Jens Schumacher. "We need to be broadly positioned strategically in order to meet the diverse demands of the markets."
Jens Schumacher is responsible for Human Resources, Finance and Controlling, while Dierk Schumacher is responsible for Consumer, Purchasing, Production, Logistics and Technology. Dr. Klaus Ruhnau is responsible for the segments Marketing, National Brand Sales including International Sales and Private Label, Business Development and Science.
"I am very pleased about the trust that the Schumacher family has placed in me and about the opportunity to further develop a healthy, value-oriented and successful company internationally,"
Dr. Schumacher GmbH
For over 40 years, Dr. Schumacher GmbH has been one of the leading developers and manufacturers of innovative products for disinfection, hygiene, cleaning, care and cosmetics - in the medical, non-medical and consumer sectors. The family-owned company based in Malsfeld, North Hesse, produces both under its own brand and on behalf of well-known brand manufacturers, retail chains and industrial companies as a private label/OEM manufacturer. Its customers include large drugstore chains, discounters and retail chains in Germany, as well as well-known international brand manufacturers. More than 1,850 employees at nine locations work to ensure that all customers are reliably supplied with goods. As one of the largest manufacturers of dry and wet wipes in Europe, Dr. Schumacher GmbH has its own production of disinfection wipe systems and wet wipes. A network of distribution partners in around 70 countries underlines the international orientation of the hygiene expert.
More information can be found at https://www.schumacher-