Ralf Oehl has been appointed as CEO of studio specialist Georg Neumann. In his new position, Ralf will continue to build the business and brand, further developing the overall strategic direction of Georg Neumann GmbH, a Sennheiser Group company. He will report to Peter Claussen, COO of the Sennheiser Group.
“It is a great honour to be joining Neumann.Berlin,” said Ralf. “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.”
“I am delighted to welcome Ralf Oehl to our company,” commented Peter. “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.”
Ralf joins Georg Neumann GmbH after founding his own company, Concinno, which focused on strategic and M&A advisory services to high-end manufactures. With his expertise in areas such as disruptive industrial technologies, innovative new business models and innovation-driving organisations, Ralf has also become a valuable contributor to multiple prestigious institutions including 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.