Chief Financial Officer, J.J. Darboven Holding Verwaltungs AG, Hamburg
Chief Financial Officer, Frosta AG, Bremerhaven
European Commercial Finance Director, Reckitt Benkiser, London
Chief Production & Technology Officer, J.J. Darboven Holding Verwaltungs AG, Hamburg
Managing Director, J.J. Darboven GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg
2015 – 2021
Managing Director, Knaack & Jahn Anlagenbau GmbH, Leuna und K+J Haustechnik GmbH, Hamburg
2010 – 2014
Managing Director, Unilever Supply Chain Company, CH-Schaffhausen
Caffè, coffee or koffie. The name of this stimulating warm beverage is pronounced slightly differently around the world. Coffee aficionados everywhere value the quality of J.J. Darboven coffees. This is why many tonnes of roast coffee, tea, cocoa and service products leave the headquarters in Hamburg every day. Their destinations are grocery retailers, hotels, restaurants and cafés around the world. In order to always be able to respond quickly and provide contact persons on location for our international clients, J.J. Darboven has established a network of sales partners and subsidiaries around the globe.
And so the company has grown - organically, healthily. This is how a successful enterprise with 16 branches in ten countries developed out of a small business. These include the production units in Hamburg, Sauerlach, Lucerne and Graz.
The establishment of subsidiaries in several European countries and acquisition of coffee trading companies were crucial for this expansion. J.J. Darboven demonstrates its presence to its international customers on location at its branches in Prague (Czech Republic), Bratislava (Slovakia), Amersfoort (Netherlands), Issenheim (France), Rumia (Poland), Dublin (Ireland), Lucerne (Switzerland) and Graz (Austria).
On top of that, we have close partnerships with trading companies in China, South Korea, Great Britain, Spain and Ukraine. J.J. Darboven is an established name on the global coffee market. The foundations necessary for successful international sales were laid in advance. At our headquarters in Hamburg, our employees don’t just take care of our international clients in German, but also in English, French, Spanish and Russian, hereby ensuring that J.J. Darboven is available to everyone worldwide.