Dr. Holger von der Emde
Dr Holger von der Emde was born in 1964 in Marburg, where he began his diploma studies in chemistry. He continued his studies in Würzburg and Göttingen and completed it with a PhD. Before joining ORNAMIN as Managing Director in 2001, he was Purchasing Manager and Authorised Representative at BASF and a member of the Executive Board at Geberit. In 2013, he acquired the majority stakes of ORNAMIN and has been managing director since then.
Member of the Executive Board – Supply Chain Management and Technology
Sina Appelt was born in Minden in 1984. She is trained industrial management assistant, purchasing and logistics specialist and is a graduated business economist. She worked as a Lean & Kaizen Manager at Drabert GmbH and subsequently advised companies on Lean & Kaizen as a management consultant. Since 2015, she accompanied ORNAMIN on its way to becoming a lean company and has the overall responsibility of the departments Supply Chain Management and Technology.
Anne - Christin Matthes
Member of the Executive Board - Quality Management and Controlling
Anne Matthes was born in Burg in 1985. She studied maths and physics in Hanover. She began her career at ORNAMIN as a divisional manager in Supply Chain Management and then started to build up ORNAMIN's B2C trade. In 2020, she became a member of the management team and is responsible for quality management and controlling.
Member of the Executive Board – Finances
Sören Müller was born in Minden in 1975. After his apprenticeship as a banker and studying in business administration alongside his job, he spent ten years at Dresdner Bank AG as a corporate client advisor. Moreover, he is also a certified career counsellor. Since 2005, he has been a company officer with statutory authority at ORNAMIN and, as divisional manager for corporate management, he is responsible for finance, human resources and IT; within the management, he is particularly responsible for the topic area of finance.
Head of Sales
Natalie Dobler was born in Stuttgart in 1977. After studying business administration at the Stuttgart University of Cooperative Education, she worked for six years as a marketing manager at M+W Zander in Stuttgart. In 2006, she joined ORNAMIN to build up the business market for tableware. Since then, as the Sales Manager, she has been playing a major role mainstay in successfully establishing the ORNAMIN brand at home in Germany and abroad.
Head of Technology
Thorsten Erdelt was born in Minden in 1965. After training as an inland waterway transport captain, he acquired captain's certificates for the Weser, Elbe, Rhine and canals. In 1990, he turned his hobby of dealing with metal into his dream job by retraining as a tool mechanic at ORNAMIN. As an industrial foreman in metal, he took over the management of metalworker training, later the management of Tool & Device Engineering, design, research & development and finally the management of the technology division. His areas of expertise include engineering, product and tool design, project management and 3D printing.
Head of Quality Management
Peter Luft was born in Kazakhstan in 1974 and has lived in the Minden for 30 years. After his training as a cutting machine operator, he was a regular soldier in the German armed forces for twelve years. At ORNAMIN, he completed a retraining course to become a process mechanic and an industry master in plastics and caoutchouc. He also attended courses as a quality manager and has been the Head of Quality Management since 2020. His areas of expertise include process management, quality management and environmental management.
Marc Philipp Bodfeld
Business Unit Manager Instore-Marketing
Marc Philipp Bodfeld was born in Bielefeld. He was responsible for domestic sales at Wellmann Küchen for six years and completed his degree in business administration at the Ostwestfalen-Lippe Academy of Administration and Economics while working. From 2008, he worked at the subsidiary Instore-Marketing GmbH as regional sales manager and key account manager until he was finally appointed deputy managing director. With the merger of Instore-Marketing GmbH with the parent company ORNAMIN, he was given responsibility for the Instore-Marketing division.