Ralf Oehl has been appointed CEO of Georg Neumann GmbH, where he is continuing to build the business and brand as well as further developing the overall strategic direction of the company. He is reporting to Peter Claussen, COO of the Sennheiser Group.
“It is a great honor to be joining Neumann Berlin,” Oehl says. “Taking the helm of a company with such tremendous history, impact and reputation in the professional audio world is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. While carefully preserving its highly appreciated values and unmatched commitment to quality, we will be striving hard to further expand our portfolio and make our offering available to even more audio professionals all around the world. I am looking forward to working with the team at Neumann as we take this iconic company to new heights.”
Claussen adds, “I’m delighted to welcome Ralf Oehl to our company. Thanks to his achievements and breadth and depth of experience, Ralf is the ideal choice to take this exceptional brand forward, while cherishing the legacy of excellence that makes Neumann so unique. In particular, his expertise in capturing new markets will be key in taking Neumann into new areas of opportunity.”
Oehl joins Georg Neumann GmbH after founding his own company, Concinno, which focused on strategic and M&A advisory services to high-end manufactures. He also has experience in areas such as disruptive industrial technologies, new business models and innovation driving, and is a contributor to multiple institutions such as Fraunhofer Ventures and the World Economic Forum.
His previous work records include executive roles at high-tech engineering group M+W and a managing partner position at Droege Group, a leading German strategy consultancy.