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The management board of the Radeberger Gruppe

A four-person management team forms the head of our company and is in charge of the strategy, its execution as well as company-wide short and long term goals.

Guido Mockel

Management spokesman
Managing director brewery business

Guido Mockel has been working for Radeberger Gruppe in various managerial functions since 2003. When appointed to the management board, he initially assumed responsibility for the brewery business of the Radeberger Gruppe in Germany, before taking on the role of management spokesman. As head of overall corporate strategy Mr. Mockel is in charge of corporate communications, distribution, logistics, marketing, purchasing along with the brewery share holdings „Tucher“ as well as „Allgäuer Brauhaus“.

Thomas Freese

Managing director export and craft beer

Thomas Freese joined the Radeberger Gruppe in 2008 as head of sales – and was responsible for the retail and restaurants business in this function. In 2015, Mr. Freese became managing director of the export department. He is also responsible for our craft beer business.

Ulf Kampruwen

Managing director trade and distribution divisions

Ulf Kampruwen started his career at Radeberger Gruppe in 2016 as head of the commercial department. As part of management, he is now responsible for the vertical corporate areas of engagement of the group, i. e. trade and distribution business. In this position, Mr. Kampruwen is in charge of business development, corporate investment and acquisition management, investment controlling, services & operations, and is responsible for the shareholdings of the corporate group in the field of beverage wholesale, beverage logistics and beverage retail.

Christian Schütz

Managing director commercial department, purchasing, IT and company shareholdings

Christian Schütz is responsible for the commercial purchasing and IT departments, as well as our company shareholdings. His career in the Radeberger Gruppe began in 2001 in acquisitions and shareholding management, while also taking on management responsibilities in various subsidiaries of the group, before finally returning to the headquarters of the Radeberger Gruppe as managing director in 2013.


The departmental managers are in charge of the operational implementation of our corporate strategy:

Mario Benedikt Getränke Hoffmann

Mario Benedikt

Getränke Hoffmann

has spent his entire career in Germany's largest chain of wholesale outlets specialised on beverages: Getränke Hoffmann. After he started in 1990 with a student job, he gained experience in all departments of the group company, acted as Head of Purchase and Head of Marketing before taking over responsibility as CEO in 2006. Ever since he has been responsible for 500 outlets run by the beverages specialist – and is constantly developing and further enhancing the business model.

Jens Berberich Purchase, Logistics and Sustainability

Jens Berberich

Purchase, Logistics and Sustainability

found his way to the consumer goods industry via the restaurant sector and started his career with us in 2009 in logistics. Through numerous projects and tasks at various locations, he has collected in-depth knowledge of our corporate group from many angles and is now responsible for the main department of Purchasing, Logistics and Sustainability - and thus for our entire procurement and logistics processes, supplemented by the topic of sustainability, which is becoming increasingly important for our company.

Frank Bleckmann Sales for hospitality and food services

Frank Bleckmann

Sales for hospitality and food services

joined the Radeberger Gruppe in 2018, where he is now responsible for the HORECA business. Before bringing his expertise to our involvements, Bleckmann has worked for one of the world’s largest beverage producers in the out-of-home market before getting started in Frankfurt, so he feels right at home in the beverage market.

Susanne Dienelt Human resources

Susanne Dienelt

Human resources

found her way to the food and beverage industry through an employers' association in 2006 before she started working for the Radeberger Gruppe in 2016, where she was in charge of the HR management for several business locations as well as employer/employee relationship. In May 2023, the experienced lawyer took over responsibility for the company's entire Human ressources department and all its activities – from recruitment to training and further education, the manifold subjects of collective wage agreements and work council, to the HR department's overall strategic development and advancement, especially in this digital age.

Friederike Franke Law and assurances

Friederike Franke

Law and assurances

started working in the company’s legal department in 2011 after a few years at an international law firm – and took over responsibility for the department in June 2023. Whether it is contract negotiations with potential partners, representation of legal interests towards third parties, legal assessments or consultations with other departments – our legal department supports and advises in all kinds of topics and is the partner to consult in all legal matters. On top of this, Friederike Franke also acts as the company’s Compliance Officer and is in charge of its assurance department.

Wolfgang Janssen Technology

Wolfgang Janssen


started his career in the beverage industry in 1992 at our regional brewery in Jever (Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever), where he led various technical areas, lastly the entire brewery for more than 12 years as the responsible operational manager. Since May 2015, he is now in charge of the production and technology of the Radeberger Gruppe, which, in addition to the management of operations, includes the central functions of quality, technology and product development.

Michael Keller Sales retail

Michael Keller

Sales retail

is the retail expert of the Radeberger Gruppe: involved in the beer market since 1994, he joined the market leader in 2004. He not only leads one of the largest and most the field sales forces in the German beverages market, but is also responsible for the entire retail distribution – from annual talks with retailers to POS processing and the fundamental sales strategy.

Matthias Kiebel IT services

Matthias Kiebel

IT services

is an experienced IT manager, working as Head of Global IT at Simona AG before joining Germanys leading brewery group in Frankfurt am Main in April 2023 as Head of IT Services, encompassing all its divisions („IT Site-Management and User-Support“, „IT-Infrastructure“, „ Managed Service“ as well as „IT-Applications“.

Birte Kleppien Corporate communications, Media spokesperson

Birte Kleppien

Corporate communications, Media spokesperson

moved from Germany’s capital to Frankfurt in 2006 to join the Radeberger Gruppe after previously working in a related association for several years - so it is safe to say she knows the beer market like the back of her hand. Since then she has been in charge of the corporate communications department, covering all communications matters from public affairs and crisis management to leading the editorial board of the group’s employee and customer magazine and overlooking all PR activities in the regional breweries.

Kamil Krakes International sales

Kamil Krakes

International sales

has been active in the export sector since his career started in 1997. Initially closely linked to the Krusovice brand and its international rise which he, not least because of his pronounced language skills, accompanied, he has held the position of Managing Director for Export at the current brand owner. In 2009, he started in the export department of the Radeberger Gruppe in Frankfurt, which the Royal Brewery Krusovice belonged to from 1994 to 2007. There, he is responsible for international sales in parts of Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East.

Jörg Peter International marketing

Jörg Peter

International marketing

started in the beverage industry in 1995 and joined the Radeberger Gruppe in 2006, where he initially was responsible for various national and regional brands as a Marketing Manager, then supervised a strategic process in the company as a Change Manager, before becoming National Marketing Director in 2009. Since 2013, he has been active in the export business of the Radeberger Gruppe, where he is now responsible for international marketing and sales for the Commonwealth countries.

Bernd Schulte Beverage wholesale/DrinkPort

Bernd Schulte

Beverage wholesale/DrinkPort

has been a part of the beer division of the Oetker-Gruppe since 1996 – during this time he has gained experience in a wide range of management functions, from Head of Human Resources to the management of the Restaurant Industry sector and taking upon responsibility for microbreweries. He is now responsible for the Radeberger Gruppe’s own restaurant-industry-oriented beverage wholesalers - and has been since 2002.

Ines Stich Marketing

Ines Stich


began her professional career with one of the world's leading beverage manufacturers before she dedicated herself to the brewery industry in 1998, in which she has worked continuously ever since. In 2013 she joined the Channel Marketing division of the Radeberger Gruppe. Later, she took the position of head of trade marketing before becoming head of Insights Consulting in 2019.

Tom Streblow Controlling

Tom Streblow


has been working continuously in the brewery industry since 1999 and started his career at what was then the Berlin Schultheiss brewery. In 2001 he started in the controlling department and took over the management in 2004 until he joined the Radeberger Group two years later. Since 2016 he has been responsible for the controlling of our group of companies.

Ralf Zimmermann Commercial services

Ralf Zimmermann

Commercial services

joined the Radeberger Group in 2014 and has been responsible for the entire area of finance and accounting with the departments general ledger, receivables management, accounts payable and taxes since 2016. Previously, he gained experience in the field of auditing as well as in finance and accounting for international stock corporations.


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