KU Leuven | At the end of May 2023, the scientific journal BrewingScience welcomed Sam Crauwels, Belgium, to its review panel.

Peter Hintermeier, Thomas Raiser, Oliver Bergner (Photo: BarthHaas)

BarthHaas | Thomas Raiser, the long-serving head of Sales and Marketing at BarthHaas, one of the world’s leading hop services providers, will become the new Managing Director Market as of August 1, 2024. In his new role, he will be responsible for purchasing, supply chain management, and sales/marketing. As of 1 August 2023, the 55-year-old will already join Peter Hintermeier and Oliver Bergner as the third Managing Director.

Andreas Gahr

New member | The scientific journal BrewingScience now officially welcomes Andreas Gahr, Germany, as a full member of its review panel. As an esteemed expert in the field of hops, Andreas previously had already reviewed a number of contributions to BrewingScience.

Axel Zügel (r., with CEO Klaus Gehrig), new COO at Ziemann Holvrieka (Photo: Ziemann Holvrieka)

New COO | On 1 January 2023, Axel Zügel took over the management of the operational areas of Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH as COO. In his new function, he relieves Klaus Gehrig, who was both CEO and COO of the company until the end of 2022. As COO, Axel Zügel is responsible for the operational business areas of order processing, purchasing, project management, assembly, logistics and engineering at the Ludwigsburg site.

From left: Adrian Forster, Gerald Zanker, Ludwig Narziß

The European Brewery Convention (EBC) and The Brewers of Europe are mourning the passing of Prof.  Ludwig Narziß, who passed away recently at the age of 97.

 (From left to right): Charlie Bamforth, Graham Stewart and Ludwig Narziß

The brewing industry mourns Prof. Ludwig Narziß, who passed away on November 29, 2022 at the age of 97. He was a passionate brewing scientist who had been involved in the brewing industry throughout his life.

Change at the helm | Tom Shelston has been appointed new Chief Executive Officer at the Institute of Brewing & Distilling (IBD), having started in this position on 1st February 2023.

A flower. Rest in peace.

Obituary | The brewing industry personality and journalist Larry Nelson has died after a short illness aged 61. Larry will be missed dearly by family, friends, and colleagues.

Doemens Managing Director Dr Werner Gloßner (left) and Emmanuel Rurema shacking hands, smiling (Source: Doemens)

In December 2022, the time had come: Doemens Managing Director Dr Werner Gloßner and Emmanuel Rurema, Managing Director, Advanced Helios Process Solutions Ltd, Kenya, signed the representative contract for the Africa region.

Prof. Ludwig Narziß

On December 16, 2022, a funeral service for the late Prof. Ludwig Narziß will take place in Freising. Further information is given below.

Prof. Ludwig Narziß

Obituary | Prof. Ludwig Narziß passed away on 29 November 2022 at the age of 97 after a short serious illness. After his apprenticeship and studies in Weihenstephan, Prof. Narziß worked at the Löwenbrauerei Munich from 1956 before returning to the TU Munich.

BarthHaas Grants winners 2022, back row (l. to r.): Thomas Raiser (member of the BarthHaas management team), Dr. Martin Zarnkow and Dr. Mathias Hutzler. Front row: Dr. Christina Schönberger (head of the Brewing Solutions team at BarthHaas), Natalia Svedlund and Dr. Hubertus Schneiderbanger (Photo: BarthHaas)

BarthHaas Grants | Hop specialist BarthHaas has announced the research prize winners of its BarthHaas Grants 2022. One grant goes to the scientists Natalia Svedlund and Dr. Frederico Magalhães of the Department of Brewing and Beverage Technology at Technische Universität Berlin, while another has been awarded to support the project run by Dr. Mathias Hutzler, Dr. Hubertus Schneiderbanger and Dr. Martin Zarnkow of the Research Center Weihenstephan for Brewing and Food Quality at the Technical University of Munich.

New Chairperson | The East Lothian family business PureMalt Products Ltd has appointed a new non-executive Chairperson to lead their Board of Directors. The company founder Bruce Turner MBE has served as the Chairman for fifty years. Mr Turner who is a well-known member of the Haddington and East Lothian business community will hand on the baton to Mark McDavid.

In the future, Alexander Lenz will be in charge of Ziemann Holvrieka’s key customers (Photo: Ziemann Holvrieka)

Staff news | Alexander Lenz has taken on the newly created position of Head of Sales Key Account Management at Ziemann Holvrieka. In this role, Alexander Lenz is the main contact for international key customers from the brewing, beverage and liquid food industry.

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