Corporate Structure

The management of the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe

The companies of the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe and their business fields

That the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe has been one of the most successful enterprises in the world of Food and Feed Ingredients for many years is due not least to our group structure:

  • We are an owner-managed family business and think in the long term
  • We react personally, fast and pragmatically
  • Our 12 specialist firms work independently of each other and nevertheless benefit by the Know-How Connection shared by the whole group
  • We pool our skills in Research & Development and production
  • Our global set-up and a worldwide network permit international partnerships

The twelve specialist firms that make up our owner-managed, independent group of companies produce ingredients and functional systems for food and animal nutrition. These include flour improvers, enzymes, baking ingredients, stabilising systems for deli foods and dairy, meat and fish products, vitamin and mineral premixes, flavourings, lecithins, food supplements, feed fats and oleochemical specialities.

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The management of the Stern-Wywiol Group

Torsten Wywiol

The management of the Stern-Wywiol Group

„Our strengths are quick decisions, entrepreneurial courage, flexibility and independence; we enjoy innovation in the service of our customers. As an owner-managed group of companies we think in the long term and act in keeping with the market and according to our customers’ needs – in a spirit of partnership.“

Volkmar Wywiol

Founder and Managing Partner

„A company can only succeed if it has a personality and inspires both its customers and its employees with its enthusiasm.“

Florian Bayerlein

Managing Director Food Ingredients

„We view our business through our customers’ eyes. Their confidence in us is our greatest asset. The reliability of our promises and their belief in the value of our creative products and solutions are our top priority.“

Lennart Kutschinski

Managing Director Food Ingredients

„The secret of our success is our Technology Centre in Ahrensburg. Applications technology and individual advice to our customers are our passion. Our motto is ‘Always a step ahead, and close to the customer’.“

Dr. Matthias Moser

Managing Director Food Ingredients

„More and more, the food industry is looking for agile and creative partners that provide impetus. So instead of selling single ingredients, we develop tailor-made solutions and marketable concepts for individual customers.“

Andreas Reith

Managing Director Feed Ingredients, Oleochemicals, Food Lipids

„Consumers worldwide are making ever-increasing demands on the quality of foods. The feed industry has to respond to this and offer highly developed products in line with current trends.“

Dirk Westphal

Managing Director Asia, Feed Ingredients, Oleochemicals, Food Lipids

„The Asian market has enormous growth potential. From us as a German company, our customers expect innovation, quality and reliability.“

Klaus Zanker

Managing Director CFO

„Our motto is ‘grasp opportunities’. With wise and forward-looking decisions on investments and financing we encourage profitable growth and at the same time safeguard the independence of our family-managed group of companies.“