Management of the Häfele Group

Proximity to the customer and innovative thinking have been the characteristics that have identified the leadership personalities in Häfele’s family business for generations. Here is an introduction to the company management.

Gregor Riekena (CMO)

Gregor Riekena

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Gregor Riekena joined Häfele in 2011. He has been a member of the company management since 2015 and is responsible for the areas of brand management, products and communication. He assumed overall responsibility of the Häfele Group as CEO in 2023.

Areas of responsibility

  • Company Management
  • Marketing & Sales
Sibylle Thierer

Sibylle Thierer

Chairperson of Board of Directors

Sibylle Thierer managed the family business from 2003 until the end of 2022. In 2023, she handed overall responsibility over to Gregor Riekena. As Chairperson of the Board of Directors, she remains responsible for control and steering of the Häfele Group.

Areas of responsibility

  • Strategy
  • Monitoring and consulting of company management
  • Special projects
Stefan Huber

Stefan Huber

Chief International Business Officer (CIBO)

Stefan Huber joined Häfele in 1996 in the capacity of product manager. Appointed managing director of Häfele Japan in 1998. Joined the company management of Häfele Worldwide in 2006.

Areas of responsibility

  • International Business

Michael Distl

Managing Director Finance, Human Resources, Legal and Facility Management

Michael Distl is the newest member of the Company Management and has been part of Häfele since February 2020. He is responsible for Finance, Human Resources, Legal and Facility Management.

Areas of responsibility

  • Finance 
  • Human Resources 
  • Legal Affairs
  • Facility Management
  • IT
Boris Katic

Boris Katic

Managing Director Supply Chain Management

Boris Katic joined Häfele's management team in November 2022. He is responsible for purchasing, logistics and quality management.

Areas of responsibility

  • Purchasing
  • Logistics
  • Quality Management