The management of the Dr. Wolff Group continues to develop the company strategically and currently consists of the four persons: The great-grandsons Eduard R. Dörrenberg (CEO) and Christoph Harras-Wolff , Dr. Christian Mestwerdt although Dr. Andreas Brinkhoff. The quartet considers partnership and communication at eye level to be just as important as courageous action and visionary thinking. Get to know the management board and their personal Dr. Wolff product favourites a little better:
The photo shows the management of the Dr. Wolff Group: with Eduard R. Dörrenberg, Christoph Harras-Wolff, Dr. Andreas Brinkhoff, Jörn Harguth and Dr. Christian Mestwerdt (from left).
Eduard R. Dörrenberg
Eduard R. Dörrenberg has been Managing Partner at Dr. Kurt Wolff GmbH & Co. KG since April 1998, and Managing Partner at Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel since 2004. From 2023 on he is leading the company as CEO. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s Development, Marketing, Sales and Human Resources divisions. Dörrenberg was born in Düsseldorf in 1968. He is married and has three children.
“Personally, the Alpecin caffeine shampoo is my favourite product, because it’s the first and only shampoo in the world that gets the caffeine to my roots in two minutes when I’m washing my hair, preventing hair loss.”
Christoph Harras-Wolff has been Managing Partner at Dr. Kurt Wolff GmbH & Co. KG and Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel since April 2006. He is responsible for the Legal affairs, Associations and Sustainability. Harras-Wolff was born in Bielefeld in 1970. He is married and has four children.
“Linola Lotion light is a daily companion for everyone in our family. It’s a modern product that delivers the full effect of linoleic acid.”
Dr. Christian Mestwerdt
Dr. Christian Mestwerdt has been Managing Director at Dr. Kurt Wolff GmbH & Co. KG and Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel since June 2016. The economics expert is responsible for the finance, controlling, administration and regulatory affairs department. Mestwerdt was born in Hamburg in 1968. He is married and has two children.
“I think all our products are great, but the Bioniq® toothpaste really stands out: it’s an innovative product that will revolutionise the prevention of caries.”
Dr. Andreas Brinkhoff
Until recently, Dr. Brinkhoff was Managing Director Logistics and Supply Chain at the Porta Group. Previously, he gained extensive experience in the areas of supply chain management, production, logistics, purchasing and digitalization as an executive in the HELLA Group and as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He holds a degree in industrial engineering (University of Karlsruhe) and a doctorate in business administration from the University of Cologne. Since September 2023, Dr. Andreas Brinkhoff accounts for Supply Chain and IT as Managing Director at Dr. Wolff.
“I find our Alpecin Grey Attack shampoo particularly good. It not only prevents hair loss, but also makes the hair darker with a natural colour effect and thus counteracts grey hair. Highly innovative and literally at the root of the problem – like all our Dr. Wolff products.”