Arnaud is from The Netherlands, and has been a shareholder since 1998. His main focus is on Business Development and international expansion & acquisition. Furthermore he is responsable for our subsidiary in The Netherlands, Coffee First BV.
Manfred entered the company in 1972, focussing on the development of fully automatic coffee machines. His father, Alfred Meyer, assigned him as his successor in 1972, and Manfred managed the company successfully during 28 years. In 2011 his son-in-law, Marcel Lendenmann, was elected CEO. Manfred continued as president of the Board, and expert in research and development.
Marcel started in 2004 in our After Sales Service. Later on he was promoted to Head of Sales and Key Accounts. He is electrical engineer and got his MBA at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Since May 2011 he is our CEO. So the family business is now in the hands of the third generation.