RATIONAL AG is the global market and technology leader for innovative cooking solutions for professional kitchens. The RATIONAL headquarter is in Landsberg am Lech, Germany. With more than 20 sales subsidiaries worldwide they are selling their products in more than 120 countries.
The customer base ranges from restaurants and hotels to company canteens, hospitals, schools, universities, military, prisons and retirement homes, as well as quick-service restaurants, party services, supermarkets, bakery and snack shops, butchers, petrol stations and delivery services including so-called ghost kitchens. Retail catering, take-away business and Ghost Kitchens are gaining market share in this crisis.
Siegfried-Meister-Straße 1, 86899 Landsberg a. Lech – Germany
March 3, 2000Designated Sponsor(s)
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"Our employees are the most important key to the success of our customers. Our principle of "Entrepreneur in the Enterprise" enables and expects responsible and sustainable thinking and acting from every single individual. Our cooperation is based on partnership, reliability and mutual understanding."
Born in 1965, Dr. Peter Stadelmann is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RATIONAL AG.
Following his degree in economics, Dr. Stadelmann completed his post doc in business management. He then joined the Malik Management Centre in St. Gallen, Switzerland where he held various managerial positions over his 20 years at the organisation. Between 2006 and 2012, he held the position of CEO over the entire Malik corporate group.
Dr. Peter Stadelmann has been a member of the RATIONAL Executive Board since 2012. He was appointed to the position of CEO in January 2014.
"Our aim is that we develop our products and services together with our customers. Our customer-centric organisation forms the powerful basis for RATIONAL's unique innovative drive."
Born in 1959, Peter Wiedemann is the Chief Technical Officer and member of the Executive Board of RATIONAL AG.
After gaining his mechanical engineering degree in 1988 Peter Wiedemann launched his professional career by joining RATIONAL as an engineer in 1988. He was appointed as a product manager just two years later. He was then massively involved in setting up the US subsidiary and took over as Chief Technical Officer in January 1996. In September 1999, he was appointed this responsibility as a member of the Executive Board.
"There is hardly any other company that consistently puts the customer's needs first. This is why our products are not only customised to the individual user but also to the particular country".
Born in 1966, Markus Paschmann is the Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (CSO) and member of the Executive Board of RATIONAL AG.
After graduating in industrial engineering, Markus Paschmann launched his career at Siemens AG. He then joined the Harting Technologiegruppe to manage the Electronics Global Business Unit and was CEO. In 2006, he joined the Executive Board of Sick AG. Since December 2013, Mr. Markus Paschmann has been the Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at RATIONAL AG responsible for marketing and sales.
“Stiving for excellence is present in all areas of RATIONAL. For the commercial functions, this means providing the best possible support for RATIONAL's business development: with modern controlling instruments and efficient administrative processes.”
Jörg Walter was born in 1970 and is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of RATIONAL AG.
After graduating as industrial engineer, Mr Walter held management positions in the commercial field at RÜTGERS AG and then ROTO Frank AG. Mr Walter joined RATIONAL in 2011 and until his appointment to the Executive Board was responsible for different commercial functions, especially the group-wide Controlling activities.