Geze: generation change after 52 years

Would Brigitte voster-Alber more interest in presence in the media, you would probably have been in countless talk shows, welcome, your story is one of a specia

Geze: generation change after 52 years

Would Brigitte voster-Alber more interest in presence in the media, you would probably have been in countless talk shows, welcome, your story is one of a special Swabian flagship entrepreneur: a mother of four, and at the same time Boss of the tradition-rich family company Geze, whose Logo is probably obvious to everyone already noticed once the window or door Closers or doors. On closer Inspection, all of this is even more unusual – because Brigitte voster-Alber, has already reached many years ago the retirement age was amazing for 52 years, and the CEO of Geze, with 31 years of her husband Hermann Alber in the function of the technology business leader has contributed.

Susanne Preuß

business correspondent in Stuttgart, Germany.

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As Brigitte voster-Alber one day at the age of 24 in the fifth Generation, the management of the company took, was to Geze for Ski-bindings, famous, and the 400 employees generated a turnover of 70 million Mark. Meanwhile, there are no Ski bindings, and more. Good 3000 Employees, approximately 450 million euros in sales. How successful was run, reported the company, with headquarters in Leonberg, near Stuttgart, never large, but the leaves in the Federal Gazette describes that the equity ratio is more than 65 percent, and the Geze group, "largely without Bank loans" does.

A exceptional Form of management

The sixth Generation which has now taken over the middle of the year, the rudder, leaving Brigitte voster-Alber so a solid base. At the same time, Geze dares a exceptional Form of management: a four-member Team, whose members are entitled to the same form the company's management. Including three of the four children of Brigitte voster are-Alber (an subsidiary has been chosen as a Doctor a career outside of the company), which have been used for many years in leading positions. The 42-year-old son Marc Alber is in the management team now responsible for technology, the 40-year-old daughter, Andrea Alber, strategy and Marketing, the 31-year-old Sandra Alber is involved with legal issues.

To be played by the already experienced management team also includes as a non-family Manager of the 44-year-old Tomislav Jagar, who is in charge of the distribution. As a managing partner Brigitte voster has-Alber now withdrawn, a everyday life without the company, it will not be: 1. January 2021 changes in the Supervisory Board of the 1863 company founded.

Updated Date: 02 July 2020, 15:20

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