Martin Schimpf elected new president
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Change in the Presidium of the Association of Private Breweries Germany e.V.
At the delegates' meeting of the German Private Breweries Association on 15 November in the Edelweiss Brewery Farny, Martin Schimpf, Managing Director of the Kronenbrauerei Schimpf in Remmingsheim, was elected as the new President of the Association. He succeeds Detlef Projahn, who was at the helm of the association for the last 7 years and stepped down for reasons of age.
After his training as a master brewer, Martin Schimpf joined the management of the Kronenbrauerei Remmingsheim in 2010 and is now the 5th generation to lead the family business. At the association level, Martin Schimpf has already been involved for several years as President of the Private Breweries Baden-Württemberg and as a delegate in the Association of Private Breweries Germany.
It is important to the new association president, especially under the current difficult conditions for the entire brewing industry, to work out pragmatic solutions for the many construction sites and problems together with all members, the management of the association, politics and the partner associations and to implement them as quickly as possible. In doing so, he is counting on the willingness of the entire beverage industry to cooperate. "Our ultimate goal must be to strengthen the value creation of the medium-sized brewing industry again, and a key point here will be to strengthen and renew the unique returnable system," says Schimpf. True to the motto "tradition and innovation", Martin Schimpf wants to hold on to the tried and tested on the one hand, but at the same time be open to change and is prepared to drive this forward, especially with ecological issues.
The newly elected President Martin Schimpf and Managing Director Roland Demleitner thanked Detlef Projahn for his tireless work in the association for the benefit of the medium-sized brewing industry in Germany. "Detlef Projahn gave the Private Breweries Association a face at federal level over the past seven years - be it at association events, at political level, at the European Beer Star awards ceremony or on numerous other occasions. In difficult, crisis-ridden times, he managed to successfully represent the interests of the brewing industry's medium-sized businesses. For this, the extraordinary thanks of all member breweries go to him!"