Melissa Wach, new Chief Financial Officer at VAUDE
- Financial expert Melissa Wach joins VAUDE's senior management
- Sustainable financial management will continue to be expanded
12.01.2024 - Internationally seasoned financial expert, Melissa Wach, assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer in VAUDE's management team in December. She succeeds Erwin Gutensohn, who retired after a successful 30-year tenure shaping VAUDE's financial management and establishing the groundwork for sustainable corporate financing. Melissa Wach is eager to play a strategic role in advancing sustainable practices and promoting 'Green Financing' at VAUDE. Joining CEO Antje von Dewitz, the top leadership team at VAUDE includes Jan Lorch who has overseen Sales & CSR (CSO) for many years, and Uwe Gottschalk, serving as Chief Product Officer (CPO).
BASF-upcycling with VAUDE Professional´s support
Upcycling: Backpacks made from old work clothes
23.11.23 - Usually, upcycled products are created by individuals for personal use or by businesses for resale. However, when a major corporation decides to embark on an ambitious upcycling project for the benefit of its own employees - and primarily for the environment - it grabs attention.
BASF, the world's largest chemical corporation headquartered in Germany, specialized in the development of monomers, polyamides, and high-performance plastics for industries such as pharmaceuticals, construction, textiles, and automotive. One of BASF's many facilities is located in Antwerp, Belgium, employing
UPM and VAUDE showcase the future of fabrics at ISPO Munich 2023 with first ever fleece jacket made from wood-based polyester
21.11.23 - The world’s first ever fleece jacket made with wood-based polyester will be unveiled next week by UPM Biochemicals and VAUDE at ISPO Munich 2023, the world’s largest sports trade show, where global sports business community comes together to share perspectives and shape the future of the industry. UPM and VAUDE collaborated closely to produce outerwear made with bio-based chemicals to prove that the shift towards renewable materials in textiles is possible already today.
Prestigious Prize for the World’s Most Successful Sustainable Company
Reuters Business Transformation Award for VAUDE
- VAUDE wins international award in the "business transformation" category
- Sustainability pioneer VAUDE leads the world
11/6/2023 – VAUDE has won the internationally sought-after Business Transformation Award 2023, which honors the world's best sustainably engaged company. Hilke Patzwall, VAUDE sustainability manager, and Jan Lorch, VAUDE Managing Director Sales & CSR, were on hand to receive the prize in London on November 1st – they took this long trip by train to be environmentally friendly. "We are very pleased about this prestigious award for our whole team, which has been committed to our vision for years